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PPE-Related Job Opportunities

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Duke University

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University seeks to hire a tenure-line faculty member with a focus on ethics and public policy at the rank of assistant or associate professor. This faculty member will hold the inaugural Bruce Payne Chair in the Sanford School.

The Payne Chair will have academic training and an established track record of research and teaching at the intersection of ethics and public policy, with demonstrated expertise in technology ethics. Possible areas of emphasis include privacy, data bias, algorithmic systems, structural inequalities in technology access, or the democratic or societal implications of technological change. The Payne Chair would also potentially play a leadership role in the design and coordination of the Sanford School’s core curriculum courses in ethics.

 Candidates should be able to teach courses in their area of specialization and core courses in the Sanford curriculum such as Policy Choice as Value Conflict, Ethics of Public Policymaking, and Organizational Ethics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a policy and ethics-relevant discipline such as political science, philosophy, law, or science and technology studies, and a record of (or demonstrated capacity for) scholarly publication, public engagement, and excellence in teaching.  

 The Sanford School includes an interdisciplinary full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, four Masters programs, and a Ph.D. program. The Sanford School houses several research centers and offers degree-related programs and opportunities in Washington, China, Scotland, London and Geneva. More information on the Sanford School can be found at

Candidates should submit a letter of application that describes their research and teaching interests and experiences, and that includes a brief statement addressing how they foster an equitable and inclusive learning and research environment; a CV; writing sample; and names and contact information for three references. These materials should be submitted via the following website: 

Applications submitted by September 30 will be guaranteed full consideration. For further information, contact Philip Napoli, Search Committee Chair, at

Princeton University

The Department of Politics is seeking applications from well-qualified individuals for one or more tenure-track junior faculty positions. Applications from all subfields of political science are welcome. These positions involve teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body. Interested applicants should apply online at

Candidates should submit a vita, cover letter, research statement, writing sample, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references. Unofficial transcripts are sufficient and may be uploaded with the application. Applicants who are unable to upload unofficial transcripts may send official transcripts to Omnibus Junior Search Committee, Department of Politics, 001 Fisher Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544.

For best consideration apply by September 5, 2023.

Rutgers University

The Center for Population-Level Bioethics (CPLB) at Rutgers University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral associate position, with strong possibility of renewal for a second year. Population-level bioethics is a branch of bioethics that focuses on population health and its distribution. Postdoctoral associates conduct independent research in population-level bioethics, mentored by CPLB and Rutgers faculty members. 

Applicants for the position should have completed a terminal degree in Philosophy, Political Theory, Public Health, Health Policy, Economics, Law, Medicine, or another relevant area by the position start date. A record of independent research in, or that seriously engages with issues in population-level bioethics, bioethics, applied ethics, moral philosophy, social or political philosophy is required, as is high-level ability in analytical thinking and writing, as demonstrated by a writing sample.

Applications should be submitted by November 17, 2023.

For more details, and to apply, see: