Overview

The Department of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Areas of Specialization: Moral and Political Philosophy. Area of Competence: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. The holder of this position will be a core faculty member in our growing undergraduate program in Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL), and is expected to have research and teaching interests at the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics. Central to the position is substantial knowledge of some core PPE subfield, such as political economy, social choice theory, game theory, or PPE-related aspects of rational choice or decision theory. Teaching responsibilities will include, among other things, regularly teaching the core courses in PPEL (see https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/philosophy-politics-economics-and-law/overview/major.html), as well as teaching graduate seminars and advising graduate students in Bowling Green’s unique program in Applied Philosophy (see https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/philosophy/graduate-program.html). Starting date is August 2019.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Philosophy, or in Political Science or Economics with a demonstrated background in philosophy; ABD candidates will be considered but must be in a position to complete the requirements of the degree prior to beginning of appointment (August, 2019). Substantial knowledge of some core PPE subfield, such as political economy, social choice theory, game theory, or PPE-related aspects of rational choice or decision theory, demonstrated through graduate coursework (at least two relevant classes) and/or dissertation work or other research engaging one or more of these subfields.

Application: For an application to be considered complete, submit a letter of application, evidence of teaching effectiveness, full curriculum vitae, statement of commitment to diversity in higher education, names and contact information for three individuals who will provide a current (dated within the past year) letter of reference, a writing sample (dissertation chapter, draft manuscript or published paper), and a transcript showing highest degree earned. For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/. Background check and official transcripts required for employment.

BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.