Teaching Assistant Professor

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Jun 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information


Department Philosophy - 311900
Posting Open Date 05/22/2024
Application Deadline 06/04/2024
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Teaching Assistant Professor
Appointment Type Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0005086
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and/or Qualifications
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2024

Position Information


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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) Program is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary program at the University of North Carolina that focuses on the intersection of the three disciplines in its title, where concerns for efficiency, and commitments to rights, justice, and liberty, are applied to social and political institutions. The PPE Program houses the international Philosophy, Politics & Economics Society, provides a regular influx of faculty on multi-year non-tenure track positions (which the program then works to place), offers an undergraduate PPE Minor, and runs an active extra-curricular program. The PPE Program is looking into offering either a PPE major or a five-year combined BA/MA PPE degree, developing a distinctive study abroad experience with two other universities, and cultivating an alumni/ae network and internship program. We will also be introducing a newly-funded PPE Distinguished Lecture Series. The PPE Program is committed to integrating abstract work in philosophy, political science, and economics with the informed and practical understanding of social, economic, political and moral problems.
Position Summary
The Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) Program seek to appoint one (or more) non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor(s) to begin July 1, 2024. Initial appointments will be for a term of 1 year with the possibility of renewal for two more years. Area of study is in social and political philosophy or another area directly connected to PPE. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to teach two undergraduate courses per semester and energetically participate in the PPE Program and its events. They will be joining an active, vigorous, and welcoming philosophical community.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD in Philosophy
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
PhD in social and political philosophy or another directly connected field to PPE
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/281081

Department Contact Information


Department Contact Name and Title Kori Hensell; PPE Managing Director
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Academic Personnel Office Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected].
Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 
If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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