Free open Job in North, South & Central America Tenure-track Professor in Philosophy at Harvard University


Harvard University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department of Philosophy

Cambridge, MA 

Position Description:  The Department of Philosophy seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in the field of ethics, broadly construed to include normative ethics, metaethics, moral psychology, applied ethics (including the ethics of AI and other technologies), and the history of ethics. We welcome applications from candidates who take a range of approaches to these topics, including (but not limited to) approaches that draw on feminist, Africana, Latin American, and non-Western philosophical traditions. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Additional Qualifications:  Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and advising is desired. 

Special Instructions:  Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (here). To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 15, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. 

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
  4. Research statement
  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  6. Names and contact information of 3–5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s primary undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
  7. Publications or writing samples 

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Contact Information:  Emily Ware, Department Administrator, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138. 

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To Apply:  here