John and Daria Barry Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Ethics (with some substantive engagement with normative ethics)|
|AOC||Open with preference for Early Modern Ethics, Medieval Ethics, or Kant’s Ethics|
|Location||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Start date||August 31, 2020|
The John and Daria Barry Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship is a one-year position with possible renewal for an additional year. The selected candidate will be appointed at the rank of Instructor, and the position will begin August 31, 2020. The John and Daria Barry Foundation Fellow will pursue their research under the mentorship of a Department of Philosophy faculty member, will teach at least one philosophy course each year (and no more than two courses), help to organize and participate in the Practical Philosophy Workshop, and participate in extra-curricular programming in moral philosophy.
This is a full-time position with salary and benefits.
The successful candidate will have an active research agenda in ethics, some serious engagement with normative questions, some background in the history of moral philosophy, interest in philosophical pedagogy for students who want to integrate intellectual and personal development, and a willingness to participate in a lively intellectual community. We especially seek candidates with a specialty in Early Modern Ethics, Medieval Ethics, or Kant’s Ethics.
To be eligible for this position: (1) all requirements for the doctoral degree in Philosophy must be completed no later than the start date of the appointment: August 31, 2020; (2) individuals must have no more than five years of cumulative experience working in a research university following receipt of the PhD.
Applicants must upload the following materials by the deadline of 10:59pm central time on May 30, 2020: cover letter, CV, research statement, writing sample, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, at least three syllabi (two in ethics and one in the history of philosophy, with both graduate and undergraduate offerings), and three letters of reference.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.
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|Web address to apply||http://apply.interfolio.com/75817|
|Hard deadline||Yesterday, 10:59pm CST|
|Contact name||William Weaver, Department Administrator|
|Time created||April 27, 2020, 9:50am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||Yesterday, 10:59pm CST|
|Last updated||April 27, 2020, 9:50am EST|
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