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Visiting Professor - Ethics and Leadership (EXPIRED)

The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership, Hobby School of Public Affairs

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Ethics and Leadership
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Houston, Texas, United States
Start date September 1, 2021
Job description

The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership at the Hobby School of Affairs invites applications for a one-year Visiting Professor position in Ethics and Leadership for the 2021-22 academic year. 

The Visiting Professor will be expected to devote most of their time to their own research and writing. They will be provided an office, library access, and research funds to support these activities. Other expectations will be negotiable. Visiting Professors will usually be expected to teach one undergraduate or graduate course during the year, attend lectures and other Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center activities, be available for class visits, present a work-in-progress in the faculty seminar series, and give a public lecture. Funds might also be available to convene a symposium or conference on some area of their research. 

Compensation is competitive and should cover most or all of the salary of Associate and Full Visiting Professors. Moving expenses will also be available. The EDR Visiting Professor will normally be a one-year position but may also be appointed for just one semester (fall or spring) at the candidate’s request.

Applications for this position should be submitted electronically to http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/ and should include 

  1. a formal letter of application detailing your interest in this position, relevant qualifications, and whether you would plan to reside at the University of Houston for one or two academic semesters,
  2. a  curriculum vitae with three references listed, and 
  3. a brief proposal (roughly 1,000-1,500 words) of your proposed writing or research project and a proposed timeline for the year. Please indicate the current status of the project and goals for completion in the next year 

Review of applications will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled. For questions about this position, please contact Daniel Engster at daengste@central.uh.edu.  

About the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership at the Hobby School of Public Affairs and University of Houston

With over 45,000 students on the main campus and as one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, the University of Houston (www.uh.edu) is a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University. The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center was created in the fall of 2020 with a $6.5 million endowment to establish the Hobby School of Public Affairs as a nationally recognized leader in ethics, leadership, and public policy.  

Houston is the fourth largest and the most ethnically diverse city in the country.  It has multi-national industries, commercial centers, the largest medical center in the world, a robust arts community, professional sports, an entrepreneurial approach to new technologies, and is the world capital for petroleum exploration and energy. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named the University of Houston as one of the best places to work. 

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, veterans, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  Qualifications : 

A Ph.D. is required for this position.

We are interested in applications from faculty and professionals from all disciplines whose work focuses on ethics and/or leadership, but for the 2021-22 appointment are especially interested in individuals who work on issues of racial and/or gender justice, medical ethics, environmental ethics, or other timely policy-related issues. Applicants should be at least mid-career professionals with five or more years of experience in their field.

How to apply
Application type Online
Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Web address to apply https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdet...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 30, 2020, 7:00pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline December 28, 2020, 6:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://uh.edu/hobby/edr-center/faculty-opportunit...
Contact name Dr. Daniel Engster
Contact email
Contact phone 713-743-7367
Time created October 29, 2020, 2:39pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 28, 2020, 6:59pm CST
Expired on December 29, 2020, 7:46pm CST
Last updated March 1, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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