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Law & Philosophy Fellow (EXPIRED)

The Law School, The University of Chicago

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of law
AOS categories Philosophy of Law
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hyde Park, Chicago, United States
Start date July 1, 2024
Job description

The University of Chicago Law School seeks a Law and Philosophy Fellow, appointed with the rank of Lecturer, for the academic year 2024-25. This is a twelve-month appointment and is expected to begin July 1, 2024. A Ph.D. in philosophy—with fulfillment of all substantial requirements (including successful defense of dissertation) by appointment date—is required. In unusual cases, a Ph.D. in a related discipline, or a J.D. accompanied by strong training in philosophy, will be considered. Applications welcome from new or recent PhDs or tenure-stream faculty interested in spending a year at the Law School. The Fellow will co-teach the Law & Philosophy Workshop with Brian Leiter on the theme of “The Philosophy of Legal Realism.” AOS:  Philosophy of law (the dissertation does not need to be on legal realism, but the successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of legal realism at least in the American tradition).  AOC:  open.  The Workshop will meet approximately 10 times over the course of the academic year, with several sessions devoted to discussing with students classic works by Cardozo, Llewellyn, and Levi, and other sessions devoted to visiting speakers presenting works related to legal realism.  The Fellow will also be asked to supervise student papers and to contribute to the intellectual life of the Law School, as well as pursue his or her research. Salary $65K benefits superb research environment.

Qualifications

To be considered a candidate for this position you must apply on-line through the University website at http://apply.interfolio.com/136859 by February 2, 2024. Resume, cover letter, writing sample, reference contact information and research statement should be submitted electronically on the web site at the time of application. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be mailed to Mr. Joe Pellettiere at The University of Chicago Law School, 1111 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637 with a postmark not later than January 27, 2024.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To be considered a candidate for this position you must apply on-line through the University website at http://apply.interfolio.com/136859 by February 2, 2024. Resume, cover letter, writing sample, reference contact information and research statement should be submitted electronically on the web site at the time of application. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be mailed to Mr. Joe Pellettiere at The University of Chicago Law School, 1111 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637 with a postmark not later than January 27, 2024.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/136859
Hard deadline February 2, 2024, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://apply.interfolio.com/136859
Contact name Joe Pellettiere
Contact email
Contact phone 773-702-9567
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Time created December 4, 2023, 3:58pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date February 2, 2024, 11:59pm CST
Expired on February 4, 2024, 12:46am CST
Last updated February 4, 2024, 6:46am UTC
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