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Visiting Assistant Professor / Jackson Center Ethics Fellow

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Visiting Assistant Professor / Jackson Center Ethics Fellow


Philosophy & Religious Studies

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Visiting Assistant Professor / Jackson Center Ethics Fellow The Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor / Jackson Center Ethics Fellow. The position will be housed in the department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. It is renewable up to three years. Appointment is effective August 16, 2024. The Center seeks a scholar with an active research and teaching agenda (AOS) in ethics or political philosophy in the early stages of their career. AOC: desired further areas of research and/or teaching competence include the philosophy of race and gender, feminist philosophy, social justice, human rights, Africana/African-American studies, indigenous studies, environmental ethics, or other area of applied ethics. The candidate’s research should be of interest to the wider campus community and The Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values ( Candidates must exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching, maintain currency in the academic discipline, and have a PhD in hand at the time of the appointment. Responsibilities include teaching six courses a year (including at least one upper division ethics course), contributing to the intellectual life of the community, and participating in the work of the Jackson Center. The Ethics Fellow is expected to be a mentor to the Jackson Scholar students, who are part of the leadership program of the Center. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Candidates should apply electronically at Include a current CV, a detailed letter of application outlining the candidate’s interest in the position with the Jackson Center, a teaching statement that addresses how the candidate will mentor a diverse student body, contact information for three references, a sample syllabus for an upper-level ethics class, a writing sample, and a PDF of all graduate transcripts (official or unofficial). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Must have completed 18 graduate hours in the relevant discipline, hold a master’s degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching. Maintain currency in academic discipline.

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Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Detailed Work, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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None of these Listed

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Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

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Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Scanner, Telephone

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