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Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Ethics - Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Job description

Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Ethics - Philosophy

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Full-Time, Benefitted

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks applications for a tenure track faculty member. The Department will hire either an Assistant or an Associate position.

Candidates at either rank or encouraged to apply if they have areas of specialization (AOSs) in applied ethics (environmental, engineering, biomedical, or business). Ideal candidates should have a sustained track record of outstanding scholarship, including evidence of the ability to collaborate across disciplines and secure extramural funding.

The Philosophy Department currently consists of nine full-time faculty members. We offer a B.A. degree in philosophy with optional concentrations in both Communications and Religious Studies. Faculty have the opportunity to engage with a range of interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UMass Lowell is a public national research university with more than 18,000 students; it is ranked as a top-tier national university by U.S. News and World Report.

The standard teaching load is 3/3 but faculty who meet University standards for research productivity are eligible for a 2/2 load. Service to the Department and University is expected as well.


Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, ABD will be considered but doctoral requirements must be completed by the time of appointment
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups


Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, and evidence of effective teaching to:  http://explorejobs.uml.edu/lowell/en-us/job/493606/assistantassociate-professor-in-applied-ethics-philosophy#/


Candidates should describe past experience with and future interest in leadership roles at the professional, University, and Departmental levels, and should describe how their research and teaching strengths complement the current strengths of the Department. Names and email addresses of three references will also be required during the application process. The references will be notified and should upload recommendation letters. Only recommendation letters that are uploaded to the system by the referee will be accepted. Emailed or hardcopy letters will not be accepted.

Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2017. Applicants should submit their materials by this date to ensure full consideration. Initial interviews will take place by video-conference. On-campus interviews will take place in the weeks after Thanksgiving.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://explorejobs.uml.edu/lowell/en-us/job/493606...
Deadline for full consideration: October 20, 2017, 12:00am EST

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Time created October 2, 2017, 4:06pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 20, 2018, 1:59pm EST
Last updated October 2, 2017, 4:06pm EST
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