Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Location
Connecticut
Posted
11 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The Yale Department of Philosophy intends to make one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2021. 

AOS: Applied ethics or social/political philosophy, construed broadly to include any area of philosophy dealing with normative matters relating to issues of social significance, including philosophy of race.

AOC: Open.

Yale has a wide variety of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives that deal with ethical questions: an undergraduate ethics, politics, and economics (EPE) program, a planetary solutions project dealing with climate change and the environment, an interdisciplinary center for bioethics, and others. We’re also hoping to develop a collaboration between the philosophy and computer science departments focusing on ethical issues raised by modern technology. A successful candidate will be able to participate in one or more such programs.

Qualifications
A PhD or equivalent terminal degree is required at time of hire.

Application Instructions
Required application materials: a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and a minimum of three reference letters from outside Yale.

Contact:  Julie Niemeyer, Assistant to the Chair Julie.niemeyer@yale.edu

Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2020.

Applications are submitted through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/80490

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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