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Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Tenure-track

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications may be submitted at this time via UNCG Jobsearch. The Search Committee will schedule online interviews for selected candidates in early January. All applications received before November 15th will be read although the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application: * Resume * Cover Letter * Unofficial Transcript * Writing Samples (please limit to under 15 pages) * Research Statement * Two sample syllabi for courses to be taught at UNCG and Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness. Upload each one separately via "Other Documents 1, 2, 3". Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number 13577
Functional Title Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Tenure-track
Position Type Tenure Stream
Position Summary

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track. Start Fall 2018. 6 UG courses/year (3/semester, normally two preps). Usual non-teaching duties. AOS: Philosophy of Law or Political Philosophy. Ability to teach Philosophy of Law required. Ability to teach courses in Applied Ethics preferred.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach both on campus and online courses such as Philosophy of Law, Ethics & International Affairs, Business Ethics, Medical Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Contemporary Moral Problems. Research or teaching interests in legal, political, or economic issues affecting minorities are especially welcome. Other desirable interests include Philosophy of Economics or International Law.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Philosophy by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience preferred, including online teaching.

Tenure Status Tenure Track
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications may be submitted at this time via UNCG Jobsearch. The Search Committee will schedule online interviews for selected candidates in early January. All applications received before November 15th will be read although the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Writing Samples (please limit to under 15 pages)
  • Research Statement
  • Two sample syllabi for courses to be taught at UNCG and Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness. Upload each one separately via “Other Documents 1, 2, 3”.

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Recruitment Range Competitive
Org #-Department Philosophy - 12212
Job Open Date 09/20/2017
For Best Consideration Date 11/15/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? No
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  5. Writing Sample(s)
  6. Research Statement
  7. Other Documents
  8. Other Documents 2
  9. Other Documents 3
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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