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PPE-Related Job Opportunities

London School of Economics and Political Science:

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Salaries will be on the appropriate salary scale and will be commensurate with experience, taking into account pay equity within the Department. The salary scale starts at £58,519 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website This appointment is due to commence from 1 September 2023.

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method is committed to doing excellent research and teaching in analytic philosophy in a manner that is continuous with the social and natural sciences and socially relevant. It is also committed to creating an inclusive environment for philosophical debate that engages with a wide range of perspectives. It seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor who will contribute to the intellectual life of the Department and the School by conducting and publishing outstanding research, engaging in excellent teaching, taking on assigned administrative roles, and participating in the wider activities of both.

Candidates must have expertise and research interests in Philosophy. The area of research specialisation is open, but candidates must be willing and able to make a substantial research-led contribution to the Department’s core teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and in particular to large programmes in Philosophy and Public Policy, Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) and Philosophy and Economics. (More information about our teaching programmes can be found on the Department’s website.) They must also be willing and able to develop connections in research and teaching with other disciplines at LSE.

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 12 December 2022 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept late applications. LEARN MORE AND APPLY HERE.

Tulane University:

The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at the Murphy Institute at Tulane University invites applications for three Faculty Fellowships/Visiting Research Professorships for the 2023-2024 academic year. These fellowships are available to support outstanding faculty whose teaching and research focus on ethics; political and social philosophy; moral psychology, agency and responsibility; philosophy of law; political theory; or questions of moral choice in areas such as, but not restricted to, business, government, law, economics, and medicine.

While fellows will participate in seminars, lectures, and conferences organized by the Murphy Institute, they will be expected to devote most of their time to conducting their own research. Faculty Fellows are appointed as Visiting Research Professors at Tulane University’s Murphy Institute, receive a salary of $67,500, and are eligible for faculty benefits, including medical insurance. Faculty Fellows enjoy the use of private offices and receive administrative assistance from the Murphy Institute staff and graduate assistants. The Murphy Institute’s Center for Ethics is one of the most active in the country, hosting fourteen guest speakers and sponsoring several international conferences each year.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a doctorate in philosophy, political theory, or a related discipline at the time of application. Applicants must also hold a full-time college or university appointment at the time of application. Faculty Fellowships are open to full-time faculty at all ranks.

Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2022. Learn more and apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/112980

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill:

The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking to appoint a tenure-track faculty member an Assistant Professor, or an early-in-rank Associate Professor — to serve as a core faculty member in our thriving Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program and to take a leading role in developing and expanding the PPE Program. The position will begin on July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will likely have a primary appointment in the Philosophy Department, which houses the PPE Program and the PPE Society, although appointment in either Political Science or Public Policy is a possibility, depending on the candidate’s qualifications. AOS: Areas of specialization that fall under the umbrella of PPE (e.g., political philosophy, ethics and public policy, feminism, philosophy of race, philosophy of social science, rational choice theory) and active research interests in PPE. AOC: Less an area of competence but still a requisite qualification: a willingness and capacity to teach courses that cover aspects of political economy, public choice, and game theory. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Normal responsibilities include a standard 2-2 teaching load, graduate student supervision, committee work, and active support and engagement with PPE-related undergraduate extracurricular activities. Applications from women and minorities are particularly welcome.

The December 1, 2022 review of applications date is a soft date. Applications received by that date will get full consideration. We will try to give the same consideration for applications that received after December 1, 2022, but we cannot guarantee it. We will continue our review of applications until the position is filled.

Learn more and apply here: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/242564

Loyola University Chicago:

The Department of Management at the Quinlan School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position in business ethics at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending on qualifications, starting Fall 2023.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent, or be close to completion, by August 2023 in Business Ethics or related field (including, but not limited to Philosophy, Law, Political Science or Sociology) from an accredited institution. Required qualifications include the capacity and potential to conduct research publishable in top-tier outlets. Qualified candidates will be expected to demonstrate teaching excellence, commitment to the profession, and a strong interest in the mission of the University.
Quinlan has a long tradition of philosophical and normative business ethics, with faculty who have shaped the field nationally and internationally over the last fifty years. Applicants must have a core research and teaching strength in business ethics or a similar area broadly related to the normative dimensions of markets, firms, and other economic institutions. Applicants with an additional interest or disciplinary background are encouraged to apply. Ethics courses are required for almost all programs, reflecting the university’s commitment to the Jesuit mission. Teaching responsibilities will include required and elective courses in business ethics at the undergraduate and Master’s (MBA) levels.
Position begins in Fall 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be given full consideration, applications must be received by November 5, 2022.

Xavier University:

Xavier University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for our Philosophy, Politics, and the Public (PPP) program, an interdisciplinary honors program dedicated to the study of politics, broadly understood. Students learn about and participate in the public sphere through a cohort-based curriculum that blends traditional lectures, seminars, and tutorials with experiential learning.

The successful candidate will be jointly appointed to PPP and to Philosophy, Political Science, History, or one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ other twelve academic departments, according to the candidate’s degree and area of research.
We seek a teacher and scholar with an expertise in democratic theory and practice. The candidate’s teaching will be anchored in an understanding of democratic theory drawn from some combination of philosophy, political theory, political science, critical theory, or related disciplines. The candidate should also have significant academic experience with some dimension of the practice of democracy in America from the standpoint of law, history, constitutional studies, or related fields. Candidates with an additional competence in comparative approaches—both geographical and historical—in these disciplines are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline is November 14, 2022. 
Learn more about the position and apply here: https://jobs.silkroad.com/Xavier/apply/jobs/2804

Brown University:

The Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Brown University (PPE Center) will be appointing up to three Postdoctoral Fellows. Post-doctorates must have received their PhD within the past three years. Postdoctoral fellows will pursue their own research, participate in PPE Center workshop, and teach one seminar course per year. In addition to a CV, three confidential letters of reference, a writing sample, and teaching statement, applications should include a cover letter describing how their research fits within the mission of the PPE Center. We seek candidates who contribute to diversity and/or have demonstrated support for diversity and inclusion through their teaching and research. Candidates are asked to include in their teaching dossier a statement of how their teaching is designed with an eye to contributing to an inclusive educational environment. A similar contribution from one’s research can also be cited if relevant. Appointments are for one year, renewable for a second year based on satisfactory performance and the availability of funds. Salary is competitive.

Details about the PPE Center’s research and pedagogical missions can be found at https://ppe.brown.edu/. Applications received by December 1, 2022 will be assured of full consideration.

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 population-level bioethics, bioethics, applied ethics, moral philosophy, or political philosophy is required, as is a high-level ability in analytical thinking and writing, as demonstrated by a writing sample.

Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2022.

Link to job: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/180460


University at Buffalo, The State University of New York:

The Department of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track) in the field of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE).

AOS: Any area directly connected to Philosophy, Politics and Economics, including, but not limited to: political philosophy, social philosophy, philosophy of social science, and experimental or formal methods. AOC: Any area related to AOS.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to UB’s growing Philosophy, Politics and Economics program. We are especially interested in those candidates who have a demonstrated interest in PPE as an area of study. Teaching will include philosophy courses at the undergraduate, Masters, and PhD levels; course load is 2 courses per term (2/2), plus usual advising roles. Normal departmental, university, and discipline-relative service duties will be expected of successful candidate.

Applications must be received by December 10, 2022 for full consideration; late applications will be accepted up to January 10, 2023. Successful candidates will be contacted for videoconference interviews. Finalists will be invited to campus (conditions allowing). Learn More Here. 

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