Job position: Tenure track or tenured full time position in economic and social ethics, Hoover Chair (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)

The Université catholique de Louvain invites applications for a tenure track or tenured  full time position in economic and social ethics
The successful candidate

• must hold a PhD degree in philosophy or in another discipline that overlaps with economic and social ethics;

• must possess a good knowledge of both spoken and written French and English. If this is not the case, the applicant accept to learn French and/or English in order to be able to teach in French and English within 2 years, fluency in other languages being an additional advantage;

• will carry out research in the field of economic and social ethics, i.e. political philosophy understood as a normative discipline concerned with all aspects of social institutions and social life, with special emphasis on the economic dimension;

• will need to contribute actively to the twofold mission of the Hoover Chair of economic and social ethics, namely (1) to stimulate ethical reflection in the research and teaching of the Faculty of economic, social, political and communication sciences of the University  and (2) to contribute to a clear and well informed public debate, in Belgium and beyond, about the ethical issues that arise in our society in the various areas covered by the Faculty’s disciplines.

Deadline for applications: 23 November 2015. Job starting on 1 September 2016.

Further information

About the job: Doyen ESPO <doyen-espo@uclouvain.be> or Président ISP <president-isp@uclouvain.be>

About the Hoover Chair: www.uclouvain.be/chaire-hoover

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