Assistant or Associate Professor

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Assistant or Associate Professor

Appointment Type:

Tenured/Tenure Track


Full-Time Permanent

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Open Until Filled:


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Position Summary:

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, 2021. 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 is essential. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Applications from women and minorities are particularly welcome.

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Qualifications and Experience:

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply for this position, please follow the link:
Please include a cover letter, writing sample, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching excellence.

Candidates are asked to identify the names, titles and email addresses of professional references at the time of application (four are required). Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Alternatively, applicants may list Interfolio as a reference and the application system will solicit recommendations directly from Interfolio. Please see the Interfolio information about Online Application Delivery. Finally, applicants may also and instead list the email address of a Graduate Coordinator willing to upload their references instead of the referring faculty.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Kori Hensell; Search Committee Coordinator, UNC Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program; CB#3125; University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, NC 27599; [email protected]




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Job No:
Posted: 2/25/2021
Application Due: 5/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time