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Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Philosophy, University of Maryland, College Park

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS moral philosophy, political and social philosophy, philosophy of economics, PPE, practical or applied ethics, and associated fields.
AOS categories Philosophy of Action
Decision Theory
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Business Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
Value Theory
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location College Park, Maryland, United States
Start date Fall or spring term 2017-18.
Job description

This postdoctoral position will be in Philosophy, but the successful candidate will be affiliated with the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. This is a 9 month research position, renewable for a second (9 mos) year, starting in the fall or spring term 2017-18. The recipient is expected to be in residence each semester. There are no teaching duties, but the recipient will be expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Department and will be invited to present his/her research in different settings. 

The Department of Philosophy is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and welcomes applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

To be considered for this position, applicants must send a letter of application and c.v. to Christopher Morris, cwmorris@umd.edu. It would be useful to provide a www site link where publications or other work is available. Written work and letters of reference will be requested of finalists; Skype interviews may be conducted. PhD in Philosophy (or related discipline) required for this appointment. 

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for best consideration, applications should arrive by 28 July 2017. 

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

How to apply
Application type Email
CV and letter of application. Letters upon request.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: July 28, 2017, 5:00pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact name Christopher Morris
Contact email
Contact phone 301 405 5689
Time created June 26, 2017, 12:18pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 9, 2018, 10:44am EST
Last updated June 26, 2017, 12:18pm EST
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