The Department of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky seeks an Assistant Professor of Ethics to start Fall 2019. This is a tenure-track position. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching (4 courses per year, i.e., 2 per semester), dissertation and thesis supervision, and standard nonteaching duties. The UK philosophy department is a pluralistic department open to diverse approaches in philosophy and construes the field of ethics in very broad terms. The successful applicant will teach courses at all levels of the curriculum but will also be expected to regularly teach large undergraduate courses in applied ethics (business ethics, healthcare ethics and food ethics). Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field is required.
Interested applicants must submit the following: 1) statement of interest (upload as Cover Letter), 2) CV, 3) writing sample, 4) evidence of teaching excellence (upload as Specific Request 1), and 5) a 1-2 page reflection on applicant’s commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity (upload as Specific Request 2): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all. Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Application deadline is November 25, 2018.
Inquiries may be directed to Professor Brandon Look, Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Kentucky at firstname.lastname@example.org.