The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, academic year appointment in Asian and comparative ethics and moral philosophy at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 30, 2021. Teaching duties include introductory courses in moral philosophy as well as a graduate seminar on global ethics. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school, and university activities.
Salary and benefits are competitive for a full- time term appointment. The teaching load for the year is three courses per semester (fall and spring). Funding for research and/or travel to participate in academic conferences is available.
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The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers undergraduate degree programs in Philosophy and Religious Studies and graduate degree programs in Philosophy, including the M.A. Philosophy (including Philosophy and Social Policy) and a joint MA in Ethics, Peace and Human Rights. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ and about the department at http://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D.; however, ABD will be considered. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in Asian and comparative philosophy.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Please contact Lauren Hughes, Senior Administrative Assistant at email@example.com if you have any questions.
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