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Assistant Professor (career track)

Department of Political Economy and Moral Science, University of Arizona

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS PPE; political economy; political philosophy; ethics; political and economic institutions; comparative institutions; history of economic thought; public economics
AOS categories Philosophy of Social Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Tucson, Arizona, United States
Start date August 2021
Job description

The Department of Political Economy and Moral Science at the University of Arizona invites candidates for a Career Track, non-tenure eligible, Assistant Professor in the undergrad BA Program, beginning in August 2021. The successful candidate will contribute to the department’s undergraduate major and minor in Political Economy and Moral Science. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester (60%), perform service responsibilities (30%) and do research (10%), Additional duties may be assigned such as serving on committees and other duties that are undertaken by Department faculty.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teaching (60%) - Teach three courses per semester in the Department of Political Economy and Moral Science. These could include  PPEL 101: Ethics, Economy and Entrepreneurship; PPEL 205: The Ethics and Economics of Wealth Creation; PPEL 150:Capitalism and Socialism; and PPEL 320: Classics in Political Economy.
  • Service (30%) - Coordinate the Global Program, assist the Undergraduate and Graduate Director, assist in ongoing and future departmental projects, attend meetings, etc.
  • Research (10%) - Research responsibilities include publishing in the PPE area, especially research complementary with the teaching responsibilities, and that can enhance the teaching by bringing cutting-edge debates and ideas into the classroom.
  • Additional Duties as Assigned.

Minimum qualifications

  • PhD prior to appointment.
  • Area of Concentration in any of the following:  PPE; political economy; political philosophy; ethics; political and economic institutions; comparative institutions; history of economic thought; public economics.

Documents needed to apply

Applicants should include the following material: Cover letter, Full CV, Teaching statement, Teaching evaluations, Two references who will submit letters by email (letters will be requested only for the finalists).

Diversity statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/...
Hard deadline March 15, 2021, 11:59pm MST
Web address for more information https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/...
Contact name Vlad Tarko
Contact email
Time created February 19, 2021, 5:17pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 15, 2021, 11:59pm MST
Last updated February 24, 2021, 3:20pm EST
Last update notification
CORRECTION: application for this position is due March 15th.
February 24, 2021, 2:20pm EST

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