Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Philosophy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Philosophy
United States

Associate or Full Professor


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Posting Information

  • Position Type Permanent Faculty
  • Working Title Associate or Full Professor
  • Position Number 
  • Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
  • Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications
  • Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
  • If part-time, hours per week 
  • FTE 
  • Vacancy ID FAC0001892
  • Posting Open Date 01/09/2017
  • Application Deadline 
  • Open Until Filled Yes
  • Proposed Start Date 07/01/2017

Position Summary

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking to appoint a tenured Associate or Professor to begin July 1, 2017 (although start date is negotiable).

This person would be a core faculty member in our thriving Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program, and would be expected to contribute substantially to that program. AOS: Moral and Political Philosophy, with research and teaching interests that include the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics. Essential to the position is working knowledge of political economy (including public choice economics) and game theory.

Interdisciplinary collaborations required. An extraordinary research track record is a necessary condition for consideration, as is evidence of excellence in teaching. Salary commensurate with qualifications; usual research, teaching, advising and service expectations.

Apply online at, uploading a letter of interest and a current CV. Review of dossiers will begin on January 21, 2017. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Geoffrey Sayre-McCord, Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy, CB#3125, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599;


Educational Requirements

Ph.D. or equivalent degree


Qualifications and Experience

Working knowledge of political economy (including public choice economics) and game theory.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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  • Department Contact Name and Title Geoff Sayre-McCord, Search Committee Chair
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Contact Information

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Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.


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