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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL:The Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking to appoint two (or more) two-year, non-tenure track positions, renewable for a third year (with a working title of Teaching Assistant Professor), in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) Program.
Position begins July 1, 2020; two (2) undergraduate courses per semester; active participation in the PPE Program and events expected. AOS: social and political philosophy or ethics with active interests in PPE. Salary competitive, benefits included. Information about the PPE Program is available here: ppe.unc.edu. Direct inquiries to Kori Hensell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must apply online on the University of North Carolina HR system, linked below. Applicants should submit, or arrange to have the following materials submitted: Cover letter (which speaks to the applicant’s qualifications for, and interest in, PPE); Current CV; Writing sample: Evidence concerning quality of teaching; and at least three letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL: The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor who will also serve as the Executive Director of our new Program for Public Discourse. The Program for Public Discourse seeks to build a culture of robust debate and civic engagement at UNC while upholding our core principles of freedom of expression and academic inquiry. The program supports the development or enhancement of courses and campus life experiences that explicitly engage the full range of structured techniques, practices, habits, and processes for discussion, deliberation, and debate. The program will bring speakers to campus for moderated events that explore a broad range of contemporary topics and will support Polis student fellows who will build skills in public discourse and civic engagement as well as contribute to a quarterly publication.
The position will begin July 1, 2020 and is a non-tenure-track, renewable, twelve-month position with a three-year initial appointment. Applications are open to internal or external candidates from any field represented by the 44 departments of the college of Arts and Sciences (see https://college.unc.edu/news-and-features/departments-curricula-centers-institutes/). We are especially interested in applicants from the fields of Communications, History, Philosophy, Political Science, or Public Policy, and those who may have expertise or experience in deliberation or debate-centered instruction.
The successful candidate will teach one course per semester and be responsible for managing programming in the Program for Public Discourse. This includes hiring and supervising one intern, mentoring the Polis Fellows, recruiting speakers, and working with the Center for Faculty Excellence, The Institute for the Arts and Humanities, the Carolina Center for Public Service, and other campus centers to support civic engagement and the wider use of structured argumentation, advocacy, or debate in the classroom.
Review of applications will begin on February 7, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply for the position, please follow this link: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/175540.
LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS COUNCIL (LSAC): The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) is looking for an individual to join their team of Test Developers at our headquarters in Newtown, PA. Test developers are test content specialists who are responsible for creating test items for the LSAT, assuring the quality of LSAT test items, and participating in various phases of test development work and test-related research projects.
- Write, review, and revise questions that are designed to assess high level reading, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills
- Ensure that LSAT questions are fair to all members of the diverse LSAT test taking population
- May assist in the review and development of informational and test preparation materials and in research related to the LSAT
- May assist in various projects pertinent to the development and administration of the LSAT
- Minimum of an MA degree (PhD preferred) in a discipline requiring strong reading, reasoning, and analytical skills (such disciplines include, but are not limited to, philosophy, theoretical linguistics, history, classics, and English)
- A broad background in the liberaI arts
Application deadline is March 27, 2020. More information can be found HERE.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL: The Department of Philosophy 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 – preferably an Assistant Professor, or an early-in rank Associate Professor — to begin July 1, 2020. This person would be a core faculty member in our thriving Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Program and would be expected to contribute substantially to the PPE program. AOS: Open, with areas of specialization that might reasonably be seen as falling under the PPE umbrella (e.g. political philosophy, ethics, feminism, philosophy of race, philosophy of social science) are especially encouraged to apply. AOC: less an area of competence but still, a willingness and capacity to teach courses that cover aspects of political economy, public choice, and game theory are essential. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Applications from women and minorities are particularly welcome.
AOS and AOC open. Clear and significant promise of research excellence is a necessary condition for consideration, as is evidence of excellence in teaching, usual research, advising and service expectations. Review of applications will begin October 25, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL: The Department of Political Science 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 starting July 1, 2020. We seek a scholar who will serve as a core faculty member in UNC’s thriving Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program and contribute to the Department’s normative political theory subfield. The successful candidate will be able to teach political theory courses, have research and teaching interests that include the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics, and be committed to the value of PPE as an educational and intellectual endeavor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the core courses in PPE and thus must have a working knowledge of political economy and game theory. Significant promise of research excellence is a necessary condition for consideration, as is evidence of significant skills in teaching. Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Applications from women and minorities are particularly welcome. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer and educator that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Review of applications will begin October 1st 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO: Assistant/Associate Professor of Management (various disciplines) for the Quinlan School of Business. The Department of Management, Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment starting in the Fall semester, 2020. Areas of focus for this position include Management, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, and International Business, or Organization Behavior/Theory. Multiple positions may be available, subject to funding. This is a full-time position, and the appointment may be made at the Assistant or Associate level depending on qualifications. Quinlan School of Business is comprised of approximately 2,160 undergraduate and 475 graduate students in the MBA and 6 Master of Science programs. Quinlan also supports an undergraduate Honors program. Students enjoy support from career services, internships, and mentoring opportunities, and they may join numerous on-campus organizations in global/international business, human resources, and business ethics. Professional events are scheduled each semester with Chicago companies located just steps away from our beautiful Water Tower Campus.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Management, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, International Business, or Organizational Behavior/Theory, from an AACSB accredited institution. Required qualifications include published research in high-level journals, teaching excellence, and a strong commitment to service and the profession.
UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO: The Department of Philosophy at the University of San Diego invites applicants for a tenure track, assistant professor position in Political and Social Philosophy, with a strong background of work at the intersection of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) starting in Fall 2020.
The position will be in philosophy, but the successful candidate will be affiliated with USD’s Center for Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy, and will be expected to teach regularly in USD’s developing program in PPE. Position begins Sept. 1, 2020. Two-semester academic term. 3/3 teaching load is normal (all levels undergraduate). Teaching in the core curriculum is expected, as is an active research program.
UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM: The Department of Political Science of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences invites applications for a tenure track Assistant professor in Political Theory. Candidates should have an excellent track record in research and should be able to teach courses in the field of Political Theory (BA, Master’s, and Research Master’s). The applicant’s profile should fit the AISSR research program ‘Challenges to Democratic Representation’. In the most recent Shanghai rankings (2019), the political science department was ranked 20th in the world.
The area of specialization is political theory. The department has teaching needs in normative international political theory; violence, conflict and just war theory; Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE); social theory; gender and diversity theory; Asian, Islamic, African, Indigenous philosophy, and comparative political theory.
(NB: In the Dutch system, assistant professors can be temporary, tenure-stream, or tenured. This position is tenure-stream or tenured. Knowledge of the Dutch language is not necessary.)
Deadline: 28 October 2019. Further details HERE.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO: The Department of Political Science within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invites applications in Political Theory for an appointment at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2020. Applicants should demonstrate how their research agenda is pertinent to ongoing debates of broad interest to political scientists. Successful candidates should hold a PhD in Political Science or related field by the start date of appointment.
To apply, candidates must provide a cover letter, vita, samples of written research, three letters of reference, and a statement summarizing demonstrated and/or potential contributions to diversity and leadership (further information this statement can be found at http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-info.asp).
All materials should be submitted via UCSD RECRUIT (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02228) for the position: Assistant Professor of Political Science (Political Theory). Review of applications will begin September 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI: The Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of TENURE TRACK OR FULL PROFESSOR IN PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY.
The successful applicant may be appointed to a permanent professorship or a fixed-term associate/assistant professorship (tenure track system), depending on his or her qualifications and career stage. The position is in the discipline of practical philosophy, which has a professorship in ethics and social philosophy, an associate professorship in inter- and transdisciplinary methodologies in sustainability science, and two university lectureships in addition to the current professorship/associate/assistant professorship. The discipline hosts the Centre for Philosophy of the Social Science (TINT), which features a multinational research community and is the world’s largest unit in its field. The discipline of practical philosophy also has approximately 30 other researchers and doctoral students. The teachers and researchers in ethics and social philosophy, as well as the philosophy of the social sciences, cooperate closely with each other. Visit the listing HERE for more information.
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA: The University of Pennsylvania is seeking an Associate Director of the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). The Associate Director leads and promotes the activities of the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE).
Job Description: The Associate Director promotes the activities of the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) through a variety of means, including: partnering with faculty to find, develop, prepare, and manage research grants; managing the research and consulting activities of the Penn Social Norms Group affiliated with PPE; advising prospective and current students, including the day-to-day coordination/advising of the undergraduate major and identifying appropriate faculty mentors; facilitating PPE seminars and lectures in the BeLab; and working collaboratively with SAS Office of Advancement and staff in Development and Alumni Relations to engage students, faculty, donors, alumni and external organizations. With oversight from the SAS Office of Advancement, the Associate Director works to develop a targeted program for engaging its alumni and potential donors. This will be accomplished by focusing on creating opportunities for alumni to reconnect with the program and with one another, effectively articulating the program’s mission, obtaining accurate contact information on PPE alumni, and where possible, capitalizing on opportunities to introduce PPE to a broader SAS alumni and donors audience. In consultation with the College Dean and the SAS Office of advancement, articulate funding needs for the program.
Qualifications: Master’s degree with three to five years of experience or equivalent combination of experience is required. PhD in PPE-related disciplines, including psychology, is strongly preferred, as is an interdisciplinary research background related to PPE. Experience in academic advising preferred. Must have the ability to communicate with a diverse population and across all levels of the organization. Strong verbal communication skills required. Must also demonstrate excellent writing and editing skills. Previous experience working with international non-profit programs and organizations and grants preferred. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, strong initiative and ability to develop programs essential. Previous budget management and fund-raising experience a plus.
UNIVERSITY OF NAVARRA (UNAV): The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Navarra seeks to fill a one year full-time, Assistant Professor position of Philosophy, Politics and Economics, to begin September 2020. Depending on performance and mutual interests, the contract may be extended to a second year. Advanced candidates may eventually apply for tenure.
AOS: Political Science, Political Philosophy, and/or Sociology
AOC: Sociology, Political Theory, History of Political Science
Demonstrated research excellence or promise of research in his/her AOS is expected. The School of Humanities will take into consideration the successful candidate’s ability to lead research and contribute to the development of the PPE program, to be genuinely committed to students and show a collaborative spirit with colleagues and administrative staff. Persons with administrative experience are particularly encouraged to apply. Please visit job posting HERE for more application details.
UNC CHAPEL HILL: The Department of Political Science 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 starting July 1, 2020. We seek a scholar who will serve as a core faculty member in UNC’s thriving Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program and contribute to the Department’s normative political theory subfield. The successful candidate will be able to teach political theory courses, have research and teaching interests that include the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics, and be committed to the value of PPE as an educational and intellectual endeavor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the core courses in PPE and thus must have a working knowledge of political economy and game theory. The significant promise of research excellence is a necessary condition for consideration, as is evidence of significant skills in teaching. Salary commensurate with qualifications.
To apply for the position, please follow this link: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/163161. Please include a cover letter, writing sample, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching excellence.
YALE-NUS COLLEGE: Yale-NUS College is a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, offering a liberal arts curriculum combining Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills. Our community of 1000 students represent 66 countries and are intellectually elite, with an acceptance rate of <7%. Our 100 full-time faculty teach two small seminars per semester, with a guaranteed pre-tenure sabbatical and generous research support.
The College invites outstanding applications for at least three open rank, tenure-track or tenured positions in the social sciences. Candidates would teach in our Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and / or Global Affairs (GA) majors, as well as in Yale-NUS’s flagship common curriculum (http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum).
For GA, we particularly welcome applications from scholars who can teach international development or international/comparative political economy or quantitative methods, or who have regional expertise in the Middle East, Africa, or Latin America. For PPE, evidence of scholarship or teaching that integrates two or more PPE fields (politics, economics, philosophy) would be an asset.
Applicants require a PhD in a relevant discipline, such as politics, economics, sociology, development studies, or geography. They should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The College places emphasis on productive and impactful research programs, akin to other top liberal arts colleges in the world. The appointee will be expected to begin duties in the 2020-2021 academic year. Review of complete applications will begin August 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be made to the Social Sciences Divisional Manager at Enquiry_SocialSciencesDiv@yale-nus.edu.sg. Visit job posting for more details.
STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY: The department of philosophy at Stockholm University invites applications for a position as Associate Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Practical Philosophy. Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in Practical Philosophy, including applied ethics, normative ethics, metaethics, political philosophy, action theory, philosophy of religion, aesthetics, philosophy of law, philosophy of economics, decision theory, game theory, and social choice.
The primary duties of the appointee will be (i) research in Practical Philosophy; (ii) both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision in Practical Philosophy. In addition, the appointee will be expected actively to seek external funding, to support research at the department. He or she will also be expected to participate in departmental administration.
The appointment includes 60% research time and 40% teaching and administration.
The appointee will be entitled to generous parental leave entitlements and similar benefits. Please visit job posting for further details.