Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Posted on Nov 05, 2020

Yale University, Philosophy

New Haven, CT  |  #faculty #academic


Position Description: The Yale Department of Philosophy intends to make one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2021.

AOS: Applied ethics or social/political philosophy, construed broadly to include any area of philosophy dealing with normative matters relating to issues of social significance, including philosophy of race.

AOC: Open.

Yale has a wide variety of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives that deal with ethical questions: an undergraduate ethics, politics, and economics (EPE) program, a planetary solutions project dealing with climate change and the environment, an interdisciplinary center for bioethics, and others.

We’re also hoping to develop a collaboration between the philosophy and computer science departments focusing on ethical issues raised by modern technology.

A successful candidate will be able to participate in one or more such programs.

Qualifications: A PhD or equivalent terminal degree is required.

at time of hire.

Required application materials: a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and a minimum of three reference letters from outside Yale.

Contact: Julie Niemeyer, Assistant to the Chair Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2020.

Applications are submitted through Interfolio:

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