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Assistant Professor -- Bioethics or Medical Ethics (EXPIRED)

Florida Atlantic University, Florida Atlantic University †

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Bioethics and/or Medical Ethics
AOS categories Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Philosophy of Gender
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Florida Atlantic University
Location Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Start date Fall 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin August 2020. 


Candidates must have research and teaching interests in bioethics and/or medical Ethics.  The ability to teach undergraduate courses in feminist ethics is also preferred.  While not required, a willingness to teach in multiple modalities (in person, online, and hybrid), is welcomed.


We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service. In addition, the successful candidate will strengthen connections between the Department of Philosophy and FAU’s health related research pillars (iHealth and the Brain Institute) and/or College of Medicine.  Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule.  There will be the opportunity to teach and mentor students in the Department’s MA and MFA programs, as well as in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters’ interdisciplinary PhD. program, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies’ MA and undergraduate program, and other interdisciplinary programs within the College.   



Minimum Qualification: 


PhD from an accredited institution in Philosophy required at the time of appointment.


Publication record in the field, and relevant teaching experience at the college level required.


All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Assistant Professor, Philosophy on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs)  by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.


A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.


For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now REQ07519.


Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.


FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://fau.edu/jobs/
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 1, 2019, 6:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://fau.edu/jobs/
Contact name Adam Bradford
Contact email
Contact phone 9548161533
Time created October 21, 2019, 9:55am UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2019, 6:59pm EST
Expired on December 2, 2019, 7:46pm EST
Last updated February 2, 2020, 3:00pm UTC
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