The Department of Philosophy seeks to appoint a tenured professor in the field of ethics, broadly construed to include normative ethics, metaethics, moral psychology, theories of agency and responsibility, practical ethics (including the ethics of AI and other technologies), the history of ethics, and feminist and non-Western approaches to these topics. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointment is expected to begin at the earliest on July 1, 2020. Applications indicating a preference for a later start date will not be excluded from review.
Keywords: faculty, instructor, tenure, professor, senior Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England moral philosophy, normative ethics, metaethics, moral psychology, agency, responsibility, applied ethics, philosophy of technology, digital ethics, feminist ethics, non-Western ethics
Candidates are required to have a doctorate.
Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, university, and wider scholarly community.
Selim Berker, Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu).
1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy) 4. Research statement 5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. 6. Writing sample
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To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2019; however, applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 9198
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