University of Houston: Visiting Assistant Professor – Ethics and Leadership

The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership at the Hobby School of Affairs invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Ethics and Leadership to begin September 1, 2022.

The goal of this Visiting Assistant 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 Assistant Professor will teach one course per semester for each semester during their two-year appointment. The Visiting Assistant Professor will also be expected to attend events sponsored by the Elizabeth Rockwell Center and possibly to help to plan some events.

The salary is $75,000 per year plus medical and other benefits as well as $4,000 per year in discretionary research funds for conferences, books, and research travel.  A small moving stipend will also be available.  Applicant should have earned their PhD before beginning this position on September 1, 2022. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

A Ph.D. is required for this position. Competitive candidates should have a PhD in political theory, social and political philosophy, ethics, or leadership studies with some connection to public policy. The Center is especially interested in helping to promote diversity in these fields.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.