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Amherst College Visiting Professor in Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought (EXPIRED)

Department of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS global legality, modern legal theory, social organization of law, constitutionalism, law and science
AOS categories Philosophy of Social Science
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC social sciences
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 48068
Location Amherst Center, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 2018
Job description

Amherst College's Department of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought invites applications for a three-year visiting appointment starting in the 2018–2019 academic year.  The successful candidate will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in working in a department in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.  Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester and supervision of senior honors projects. We welcome applications from persons trained in the social sciences, the humanities, and/or law. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching is in one or more of the following areas: global legality; jurisprudence and modern legal theory; the social organization of law; constitutionalism and democratic practice; law and literature; law, popular culture and the arts; and law and science.  The position requires a Ph.D or a J.D.

Applicants should submit electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/48068 a cover letter addressed to Professor Austin Sarat, curriculum vitae, sample of their scholarship, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college with 1,800 students and more than 200 faculty members.  Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium.

 Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.  

How to apply
Application type Online
a cover letter addressed to Professor Austin Sarat, curriculum vitae, sample of their scholarship, and three confidential letters of recommendation.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/48068
Hard deadline February 15, 2018, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://apply.interfolio.com/48068
Contact email
Contact phone 413-542-2380
Time created January 1, 2018, 9:01pm EST
Scheduled expiry date February 15, 2018, 11:59pm EST
Expired on February 17, 2018, 12:46am EST
Last updated April 19, 2018, 3:00pm EST
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