Wayne State University — Assistant or Associate Professor, Applied Ethics

The Department of Philosophy at Wayne State University in Detroit seeks to hire at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate (tenured) level. AOS: Ethics, broadly construed. AOC: Applied Ethics. We expect that the person hired for this position will regularly teach our freshman-level course “Ethical Issues in Heath Care”. The regular teaching load is 2/2 and will include MA and PhD supervision.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Applicants should begin the process at jobs.wayne.edu; the reference number for this position is 043107.

Applicants at the Assistant level must submit the following materials to the online hiring system: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) writing sample, (4) contact information for three references, (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness (upload under “Other”), and (6) transcripts (upload under “Publications”). In addition, applicants at the Assistant level must arrange to have their letters of recommendation emailed to jwilburn@wayne.edu. Applicants should have completed their PhD by the time of appointment.

Applicants at the Associate level must submit the following to the online hiring system: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) writing sample, and (4) contact information for three references. (Please note that the online system will not make your application accessible to us until 1-4 are all uploaded.)

Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, please submit all relevant materials by December 1st, though we will continue to accept materials past that deadline until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Josh Wilburn, at jwilburn@wayne.edu.