Visiting Professor - Ethics and Leadership

University of Houston
December 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$65,000-$85,000
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Visiting Professor - Ethics and Leadership - (FAC002943)


: H0128 Hobby School of Public Affairs





The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership at the Hobby School of Affairs invites applications for a Visiting Professor position in Ethics and Leadership to begin September 1, 2024. Competitive candidates should have a PhD in political theory, social and political philosophy, ethics, or leadership studies with some connection to public policy.

The goal of this Visiting Professor position is to provide junior researchers who have recently received their PhDs with an opportunity to develop their research program and make contacts with people in their field prior to taking on a tenure-track position. Teaching and service expectations are relatively light. The Visiting Professor will teach one course per semester for each semester during their appointment. The Visiting Professor will also be expected to attend events sponsored by the Elizabeth Rockwell Center and possibly help plan some events.

The salary range is $65,000-$85,000 per year depending on experience and qualifications plus medical and other benefits as well as $4000 per year in discretionary research funds for conferences, books, and research travel. A small moving stipend will also be available. Applicants should have earned their PhD before beginning this position on September 1, 2024.

This appointment is for a one-year term with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.

Applications for this position should include:

  • A formal letter of application detailing your interest in this position and relevant qualifications.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • One research article or dissertation chapter.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available (e.g., student evaluations, a teaching observation, a brief assessment by a professor for whom you were at teaching assistant).
  • Three letters of reference. Please provide contact information for three references.
  • Review of applications will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled. For questions about this position, please contact Daniel Engster at [email protected].



    PhD in political theory, social and political philosophy, ethics, or leadership studies with some connection to public policy

    Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement

    Employee Status

    : Regular/Benefits

    Job Posting

    : Jul 24, 2023, 10:32:12 PM

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