Call for applications: three positions for Assistant or Associate Professor in Applied Ethics

The Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile is inviting interested candidates  to apply for  three  tenure-track positions at the levels of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful applicants will  become part  of  a  project  in Applied  Ethics that  the  university  is  currently  developing,  although initially these positions will be affiliated to one of the schools involved in this initiative. Applicants  should  demonstrate  the ability  to  develop and  sustain an independent  career  in  teaching  and  research  in any  area  of applied  ethics, including but  not  limited  to: communication, technology, business, environment, territory, development, social and public  ethics, and animal ethics

Application requirements: 

– PhD (completed or graduation in process) in applied ethics, or related areas. – Experience developing independent and interdisciplinary research. 

– International publications in applied ethics. 

– Teaching experience relevant to the stage of their careers 

– Proficiency in Spanish and English 

– Identification  with  the  principles and  mission  of  the Pontificia Universidad  Católica  de  Chile.  

Selection criteria: 

– Academic trajectory and quality of research. 

– Academic references. 

– Potential to develop interdisciplinary teaching and research.  

– Selected  candidates  should  be  available  to  give  a  class,  a  research  seminar,  and  to  participate in an interview with the selection committee. These activities will be online. 

Application materials (PDF format in either Spanish or English): 

1. Research statement (2 pages): candidates are asked to describe their research aims in the short and long term, and to indicate potential collaborative networks in Chile and other countries.

2. Teaching statement (2 pages): candidates are asked to describe their teaching experience as well as to project future contributions in this area. 

3. Curriculum Vitae, organized in the following format: 

i. Personal information: name, e-mail address and webpage (if available). 

ii. Education: list of academic and professional degrees, indicating the granting institutions and their dates (please attach academic certificates). 

iii. Research: 

a. Full list of publications (WOS, SCOPUS, and others), book chapters, and books. Among them highlight the three most relevant to applied ethics, and upload PDF   copies of the same. 

b. Participation in research projects 

c. Teaching experience, indicating the institution, course, and nature of the participation (primary instructor, teaching assistant, etc.). 

d. Other: funding and grants, awards and honors, language proficiency, computer skills, and any other information that may be deemed relevant. 

4. Three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the remittent. 

Application process: 

Applicants  should  send  all  application materials  to  Prof.  Juan  Larraín,  (  Recommendation  letters should  be submitted  directly by  the  remittent to  the  same address.  Deadline for Applications: June 30th, 2021 at 17:00 hrs