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Teaching Assistant Professor

PPE Program, Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Social and political philosophy, or another area directly related to PPE
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC0004397
Location Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Start date 07/01/2023
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) Program seek to appoint a non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor(s) to begin July 1, 2023. Initial appointments will be for a term of 1 year with the possibility of renewal for two more years. Area of study is in social and political philosophy or another area directly connected to PPE. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to teach two undergraduate courses per semester and energetically participate in the PPE Program and its events. They will be joining an active, vigorous, and welcoming philosophical community.

The Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) Program is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary program at the University of North Carolina that focuses on the intersection of the three disciplines in its title, where concerns for efficiency, and commitments to rights, justice, and liberty, are applied to social and political institutions. The PPE Program houses the international Philosophy, Politics & Economics Society, provides a regular influx of faculty on multi-year non-tenure track positions (which the program then works to place), offers an undergraduate PPE Minor, and runs an active extra-curricular program. The PPE Program is looking into offering either a PPE major or a five-year combined BA/MA PPE degree, developing a distinctive study abroad experience with two other universities, and cultivating an alumni/ae network and internship program. We will also be introducing a newly-funded PPE Distinguished Lecture Series. The PPE Program is committed to integrating abstract work in philosophy, political science, and economics with the informed and practical understanding of social, economic, political and moral problems.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: 

PhD in Philosophy, Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, or closely related field

Preferred Education and Experience Requirements: 

PhD in social and political philosophy or another directly connected field to PPE              

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please use the optional “Other Document” field to upload additional materials you think would be helpful to the search committee in their evaluation of your application. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Kori Hensell at [email protected] At the time of application candidates will be required to identify three names, titles, and email addresses of professional references. Recommenders identifed by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support.
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Deadline for full consideration: February 7, 2023, 12:00am EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/248333
Contact name Kori Hensell
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Scheduled expiry date July 17, 2023, 4:18pm EST
Last updated January 18, 2023, 8:21pm UTC
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