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Two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

PPE Program, Department of Philosophy, Virginia Tech

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Any area of PPE, however with a strong preference for the philosophy of the social sciences (in particular the philosophy of economics) and/or the history of moral, political, and economic thought
AOS categories Decision Theory
Philosophy of Social Science
Ethics
Normative Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Value Theory
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Start date August 2017
Job description

Two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Virginia Tech

The Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at Virginia Tech, housed in the Department of Philosophy, seeks two Postdoctoral Fellows in any area of PPE, however with a strong preference for the philosophy of the social sciences (in particular the philosophy of economics) and/or the history of moral, political, and economic thought.

The successful candidates will have a promising interdisciplinary research agenda that allows collaboration with the program’s core faculty. The Fellows are expected to teach one course per semester and participate actively in the PPE Program. A Ph.D. in Philosophy (or closely related fields) is required at the time of appointment. The initial appointments are made for one year, but the positions are renewable for up to three years (depending on funding and satisfactory performance). The starting date for the positions is August 10, 2017, pending final budgetary approval.

Qualified applicants must electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three references with e-mail addresses to: jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting #SR0160263. Applicant screening will begin on May 18, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled. Information about the PPE Program can be found here: ppe.phil.vt.edu. Inquiries about the positions should be directed to Professor Michael Moehler, Search Committee Chair, moehler@vt.edu. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061. If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department or contact University ADA Services http://oea.vt.edu/ada-accessibility-services.html with any questions.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.vt.edu
Deadline for full consideration: May 18, 2017, 11:59am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.ppe.phil.vt.edu
Contact name Terry Zapata
Contact email
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Time created May 5, 2017, 11:01am EST
Scheduled expiry date November 21, 2017, 10:05am EST
Last updated May 8, 2017, 10:49am EST
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