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Assistant Professor - Social and Political Philosophy

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Louisiana State University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Social and Political Philosophy
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Philosophy of Law
AOC categories Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number R00061361
Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies at Louisiana State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position that begins Fall 2022. Area of Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy (including: philosophy of race/gender; social inequality; philosophy, politics, economics [PPE]; philosophy of law) Area of Competence:  Philosophy of Law

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active record of publication and to teach two courses per semester (four courses per year).  

Required Qualifications:

1.      Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Philosophy prior to appointment.

2.      Research specialization in Social and Political Philosophy and evidence of ability to teach advanced undergraduate (and graduate) courses in the same.

3.      Ability to teach courses relevant to our undergraduate concentration in Law, Ethics and Social Justice (LESJ), including Philosophy of Law.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.      Evidence of effective undergraduate teaching

2.      Evidence of ability and strong interest in teaching a diverse classroom.

3.      Publications (including articles under review)

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2021. All materials must be received by that date for full consideration.

About the Department:

Find out more about our department at: https://www.lsu.edu/hss/philosophy/index.php

Our department is growing—we are hiring for two positions this year and added a position in Ancient Philosophy last year. We have a substantial Masters’ Program and a steadily increasing number of philosophy majors, and minors, many of whom are drawn to the LESJ concentration.

About Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University (LSU) is the flagship university for Louisiana, with a student population that is increasingly more diverse every year. LSU is also one of the most affordable research universities in the country, with over 90% of the undergraduate students able to secure scholarships and financial aid.

LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER 

Special Instructions:

Application materials should include a cover letter and a CV, along with the following documents: 1) writing sample; 2) three sample syllabi for lower and upper level courses 3) statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service and 4) list of 3-5 references (we will solicit letters from candidates after initial review of applications).

A copy of your transcripts(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, official transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please attach all documents under the “Resume/CV” section of your application.

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management ([email protected]).

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed [email protected]

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Hard deadline December 16, 2021, 11:59pm CST
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