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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Literature, Philosophy, and Arts, University of Michigan, Dearborn

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Medical Ethics and Disability Studies
AOC categories Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number LPA-Fall 2020
Location Dearborn, Michigan, United States
Start date 09/01/2020
Job description

The Department of Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts is seeking an Assistant Professor, tenure track, beginning September 1, 2020. Ph.D. in hand by August 2020.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.

The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.

Area of Specialization: Applied Ethics. Area of Concentration: Medical Ethics and Disability Studies. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Ethics, Medical Ethics, Contemporary Ethical Issues and upper level courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization. Ability to teach Environmental Ethics an advantage but is not essential. Evidence of both scholarly promise and evidence of excellence in teaching required.

University of Michigan-Dearborn shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Instructions
Must apply via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/69771. Submit cover letter, CV, three letters of reference; a statement of current and future research plans; a statement of teaching philosophy; discussion of teaching experience; and evidence of teaching.  To ensure full consideration all application materials must be received by December 12th, 2019. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.       Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/69771
Deadline for full consideration: December 12, 2019, 12:00am EST
Hard deadline December 12, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://umdearborn.edu/casl/departments/literature...
Contact name Lori Petrick
Contact email
Contact phone 313-593-4778
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Scheduled expiry date December 12, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Last updated October 10, 2019, 3:48pm EST
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