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Teaching Assistant Professor and Outreach Coordinator

Department of Philosophy and Parr Center for Ethics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and the Parr Center for Ethics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seek to appoint a non-tenure-track Teaching Assistant Professor to be the Director of the joint Department/Parr Center APA-award-winning Outreach Program. The position has a start date of July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach one undergraduate outreach-related class per semester and to oversee all aspects of the Outreach Program. These include securing graduate-student engagement with area schools, afterschool programs, retirement communities, and other community institutions and organizations; managing contacts with local schools and matching appropriate undergraduate student interns to classroom needs; working with high-school Ethics Bowl coaches to prepare their teams for competition; developing new internship opportunities for undergraduates; and energetically pursuing new Outreach Program ideas and funding sources. Welcome experience would include working to integrate philosophy and/or ethics into existing K-12 curricula, grant-writing, and experience with ethics-bowl programs. PhD in philosophy preferred; at least an M.A. in philosophy is required. AOS: Open. AOC: Open.

This is a three-year fixed-term position with the possibility of renewal. It offers state health benefits and the opportunity to join our active, vigorous, and welcoming philosophical community. Salary commensurate with qualifications. For more information on the joint Department/Parr Center Outreach Program, see https://philosophy.unc.edu/outreach/

Applications from women and minorities are particularly welcome. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer and educator that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply for the position, please follow this link: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/173980.  Please include a detailed cover letter addressing the special requirements of an Outreach position, a philosophical writing sample, a curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching excellence. Please also identify (by name, title, and email address) a minimum of one and a maximum of two referees who are prepared, on request, to submit letters speaking specifically to your qualifications, aptitude, and passion for a role as Outreach Director.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Marc Lange, Search Committee Coordinator, UNC Philosophy, CB#3125, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599; mlange@email.unc.edu.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/173980
Deadline for full consideration: January 31, 2020, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://philosophy.unc.edu/outreach/
Contact name Prof. Marc Lange
Contact email
Time created January 9, 2020, 8:15am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 25, 2020, 1:04pm EST
Last updated January 9, 2020, 8:15am EST
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