Teacher Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy and Bioethics

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-03-04
Req: R0001458
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Job Description

The Department of Philosophy, Graduate Program in Bioethics, and Center for Bioethics, Health and Society at Wake Forest University invite applications for a post-doctoral fellowship. A fellow in this position will have the opportunity to further develop skills in teaching philosophy at the undergraduate level and bioethics at the graduate level, as well as pursue research in both philosophy and bioethics.

This is a full-time position for one year (twelve months), renewable for up to one more year. Fellows will receive a salary, health benefits, and funding to attend at least one national conference each year of the fellowship.

Responsibilities and opportunities of a fellow will include:

  • Teaching the equivalent of two undergraduate courses in Philosophy and two graduate courses in Bioethics over the one-year period. Specific responsibilities will be determined based on the fellow’s experience and the departmental/program needs.
  • Developing research/scholarly projects in bioethics and philosophy
  • Participating in activities of the Philosophy Department, Graduate Program in Bioethics, and Center for Bioethics, Health and Society
  • Contributing to bioethics activities at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Wake Forest School of Medicine as appropriate
  • Other responsibilities and opportunities will developed based on the fellow’s interests and background

Additional Job Description

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or in a field related to bioethics, be qualified to teach Philosophy at the undergraduate level, and have experience teaching philosophy or bioethics. AOS: Open. AOC: Bioethics

Please submit a letter of interest, CV, evidence of teaching experience, a writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Interested applicants should apply at  http://apply.interfolio.com/60761  For questions about the position, contact Ana Iltis at [email protected] Formal review begins March 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities, with 5100 undergraduates, 3000 professional and graduate students, and a student-to-faculty ratio of 11:1.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

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Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.  In order to provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/5/2019
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