Job ID: 34477
Location: Philosophy

Position Description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Louisville http://louisville.edu/philosophy// invites applications for a one-year, renewable, assistant professor term appointment beginning August 1, 2018.

AOS: Bioethics/Medical Ethics

AOC: Open, with preference for a candidate who can expand the Department’s current course offerings and contribute to curricular diversity. Applicants should address this in their cover letter.

Applicant will be responsible for teaching courses in the Interdisciplinary M.A. in Bioethics and Medical Humanities, and 200/300 level General Education courses.

Ph.D. must be in hand by August 1, 2018. This hire is contingent on the availability of funding.

To apply, please complete the on-line application located at: http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/jobs/currentopenings. To complete your application, please submit electronically a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (including at least sample syllabi and teaching evaluations), a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate school transcripts to:

Prof. David S. Owen, Chairperson

Department of Philosophy

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292


Completed applications received by February 26, 2018 will receive full consideration. Interviews of candidates will be conducted via Skype in mid-March.

The University of Louisville is a state-supported research university located in the city of Louisville, Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area and home to a diverse and vibrant international community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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To apply for this position, follow the “Online App. Form” link below and then click on the “Apply Now”. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the “Submit” button. Detailed instructions are available at louisville.edu/jobs in the “My Career Tools” section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the deadline date. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.