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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, or Legal Philosophy
AOS categories Ethics
Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
AOC categories Ethics
Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
Start date August 23, 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. AOS: Moral, Political, or Legal Philosophy; AOC: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). The holder of this position will be a core faculty member in our growing undergraduate program in Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL), and is expected to have research and teaching interests at the intersection of philosophy, politics, economics, and law. Successful candidate will have opportunities to advise pre-law students.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to: i) teach the core courses in PPEL (see http://bgsu.edu/ppel); ii) teach graduate seminars and advise graduate students in Bowling Green’s unique program in Applied Philosophy (see https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/philosophy/graduate-program.html); iii) teach the PPEL capstone course, which includes directing advanced undergraduates as they develop and complete high quality and compelling interdisciplinary research projects; iv) develop and maintain a productive research program that results in publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters in edited volumes, or scholarly books.

The minimum qualifications for the position are: i) a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Philosophy, or in Political Science or Economics with a background in philosophy as demonstrated by research in or graduate courses taken in Philosophy (ABDs are eligible to apply but must complete the requirements for the doctoral degree prior to beginning of employment (August 2021); ii) expertise in at least one area of legal philosophy or public policy, as demonstrated by having taken at least two graduate courses, teaching experience in at least one course, or dissertation or other research in those areas; iii) evidence of active research in an area of PPE (publications or writing sample); iv) capacity to teach PPE courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as demonstrated by research or graduate course work in PPE, experience teaching PPE, or a sample syllabus for a PPE course. In your letter of application, clearly explain how you meet these qualifications, and include in your application the documents necessary to demonstrate that you do. Only documents included in your application dossier can be considered when reviewing your application.

Starting date is August 23, 2021.

For an application to be considered complete, submit a letter of application, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations, formal observation) and sample course syllabus (if applicable), full curriculum vitae, statement of commitment to diversity in higher education, names and contact information for three individuals who will provide a current (dated within the past year) letter of reference, an uploaded writing sample in PDF format (e.g., dissertation chapter, draft manuscript, or published paper), and unofficial transcripts showing titles of graduate courses taken and highest degree earned. If the transcript does not indicate full course titles, please supply them separately.

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Sara Worley, at sworley@bgsu.edu. An official transcript of the terminal degree is required for employment. BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Application deadline is April 24, 2021.

BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/job-details-?jobID=5686...
Hard deadline April 24, 2021, 7:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://bgsu.hiretouch.com
Contact name Michael Weber
Contact email
Contact phone 734-707-5627
Time created March 23, 2021, 1:34pm UTC
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