JOB – Asst. Prof., Central European University

Central European University invites applications for a full-time junior position in the field of ethics.  The position will be a joint appointment between the Department of Philosophy (2/3) and the newly founded School of Public Policy and International Affairs (1/3). Candidates must demonstrate excellence and strong commitment to research and teaching.

Application deadline: Mar 20, 2012; Starting date: 1 August 2012

The candidate’s research should be on some area in ethics.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate courses on central issues in ethics and metaethics, as well as courses in some field in applied ethics (for example bioethics, or environmental ethics, or the moral status of animals, etc.).  The successful candidate should be able to develop and contribute to case studies at the School of Public Policy.

Duties and responsibilities: Teaching graduate courses in ethics and applied ethics, supervising MA and PhD theses in ethics, and normal administrative work at both departments and the University. The yearly teaching load is 12 credits (1 credit equals 12 classroom hours).  The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and regularly publish in major professional journals.

Qualifications: PhD by the time of starting employment.

Compensation: An internationally competitive salary is offered commensurate with experience.  The initial contract is for four years, renewable to a permanent position after review.

How to apply: Applications should include a cover letter, a statement of research plans, a CV, a list of publications, a writing sample, and the names and contact details of at least three referees.  Please send your complete application to including jobcode in subject line: 2012/010.