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Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Philosophy Department, Yale University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Applied ethics or social/political philosophy, construed broadly to include any area of philosophy dealing with normative matters relating to issues of social significance, including philosophy of race.
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Start date July 1, 2021
Job description

Position Description

The Yale Department of Philosophy intends to make one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2021.

AOS: Applied ethics or social/political philosophy, construed broadly to include any area of philosophy dealing with normative matters relating to issues of social significance, including philosophy of race.

AOC: Open.

Yale has a wide variety of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives that deal with ethical questions: an undergraduate ethics, politics, and economics (EPE) program, a planetary solutions project dealing with climate change and the environment, an interdisciplinary center for bioethics, and others. We’re also hoping to develop a collaboration between the philosophy and computer science departments focusing on ethical issues raised by modern technology. A successful candidate will be able to participate in one or more such programs.

Qualifications

A PhD or equivalent terminal degree is required at time of hire.

Application Instructions

Required application materials: a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and a minimum of three reference letters from outside Yale.

Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2020.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/80490
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2020, 12:00pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Julie Niemeyer
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date May 24, 2021, 9:17am EST
Last updated November 5, 2020, 10:20am EST
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