Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Medicine


Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Start Fall 2019.  6 UG courses/year (3/semester). Usual non-teaching duties.  AOS: Philosophy of Medicine with Science or Ethics Component.  Ability to teach courses on scientific and/or ethical topics in philosophy of medicine required.  Ability to teach courses on a broad range of topics in these areas preferred.

The successful candidate will teach and develop campus and online courses such as Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Ethics & Genetics and classes on special topics in these areas. 

We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in research collaboration with other departments.

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field by August 1, 2019. Experience preferred, including online teaching. Salary competitive.

UNCG is a minority-serving institution with an undergraduate population of 44% ethnic minority students.  UNCG and the Philosophy Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and Appalachian Mountains. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

To learn more about this position or to apply, please visit our UNCG Jobsearch website at and view position #998710. Applications may be submitted at this time via UNCG Jobsearch. The Search Committee will schedule interviews for selected candidates in mid-December or early January via Skype. All applications received before November 19th will be read although the search will remain open until the position is filled.