Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Job Search

Somehow I can't imagine I'd be a good applicant for this position:

The University of Charleston
The Herchiel and Elizabeth Sims "In God We Trust" Chair in Ethics

The University of Charleston invites applications for The Herchiel and Elizabeth Sims "In God We Trust" Chair in Ethics. The successful candidate will carry a 3/4 load of ethics-related course work per year plus:
* Work with faculty members to develop strategies and pedagogical approaches to facilitate incorporation of moral and ethical decision-making throughout the University curriculum;
* Work with communities on and outside the campus to enhance the University's reputation as a center for ethical and moral thought, and to encourage the use of ethical practices among members of the communities.

As an endowed position, the Sims Chair carries the following special requirements:

* Candidates must have earned a doctorate in a related field, and have demonstrated, through professional activities, expertise in applied ethics.
* Experience in faculty development activities is desired.
* Candidates must embrace a belief in God and present moral and ethical values from a God-centered perspective.

The search will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a letter of introduction, vita, transcripts, evidence of successful teaching, and three letters of recommendation to: J. Wayne Jones; Associate Professor and Chair; Morris Harvey Division of Arts and Sciences; 2300 MacCorkle Ave., SE; University of Charleston; Charleston, WV 25304.

Coming soon:
* The Michael Behe "Irreducible Complexity" Chair in Intelligent Design
* The James Dobson "I'm certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage, but it somehow eludes them" Chair in Marriage and Family Studies
* The George Bush "If I Keep Saying 'Victory,' People Will Believe That We Are Winning" Chair in Strategic and International Studies
* That Fabio Lanzoni "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter" Chair in Dairy Science