American University, Washington, DC, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Assistant Professor

Sep 20, 2016 Oct 31, 2016

The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in theoretical and applied ethics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2017. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2017.

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in areas including theoretical and applied ethics. The department particularly welcomes candidates with a pluralistic training in philosophy and a broad interest in the history of philosophy. Teaching duties include a range of philosophy courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), unofficial transcript, and copies of recent published papers or working papers. For best consideration, applications should be complete by October 31, 2016. Please contact the Department of Philosophy and Religion at 202885-2925 or philosophy if you have questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit AmericanU.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including MA programs in Philosophy and Social Policy, History of Philosophy, and a joint program with the School of International Service in Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at ArtsSciences and about the department at Philosophy.

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