Professor and Kingfisher College Chair in the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

Job posting number: #7115395 (Ref:if105185)

Posted: November 3, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Philosophy in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma is seeking an outstanding philosopher to occupy the Kingfisher College Chair in the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics. We anticipate that the appointment will be made at the rank of full professor with tenure. Advanced associate professors or full professors are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a strong publication record in philosophy of religion or ethics. The typical teaching load is 3 courses per year and involves teaching B.A., M.A., and PhD students.

The successful candidate will become a central member of a vibrant intellectual community that prizes the ability to converse across philosophical traditions and sub-disciplines and values interdisciplinary engagement. We are especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who are committed to practicing philosophy in a cooperative mode and to achieving rigor and excellence in their research and teaching. For more information about our department, please see

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a growing Carnegie R1 public research university located in the city of Norman, Oklahoma. The university and the surrounding community create an environment where our faculty can integrate work with family, recreation, and a high quality of life. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.

Required qualifications

  • A PhD in philosophy or a related discipline.
  • An outstanding record of research in philosophy of religion or ethics.

Preferred qualifications

We prefer candidates with the following qualifications:

  • An ability to contribute to the department’s curriculum beyond the candidate’s core research area.
  • A demonstrated commitment to pedagogical approaches that foster the success of students from varied levels of preparation.

Submit applications (letter of interest, CV, and a list of the names and contact information of at least three references whom the committee may contact for letters) at The letter of interest may, but is not required to, elaborate on the candidate’s qualifications for the position in ways that go beyond the information contained in the CV.

If you have questions, please contact the philosophy department chair, Prof. Rusty Jones, at [email protected].

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