Job Title: Philosophy, Lecturer (Philosophy of Science), Non-Tenure Track
Position Title: Philosophy, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track
Position Number: N/A
Job Category: University Faculty
Job Type: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Campus: Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus
Location Code: PHILOSOPHY (02108A)
Department Name: PHILOSOPHY
Is this split and/or fully grant funded?: No
Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy seeks qualified candidates for an appointment as Lecturer, beginning Fall 2023. The Department of Philosophy has 38 full-time faculty serving 174 majors and is located on the university’s Lakeshore Campus. For more information about the department, please visit its web site at https://www.luc.edu/philosophy/.
Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, LUC is committed to creating an inclusive, responsive community of faculty, students, and staff. As an urban-based Department of Philosophy dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from under-represented and under-served populations, we especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups. We also encourage applications from scholars committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the successful pursuit of external grants.
The candidate should have demonstrated record of excellence as a teacher and mentor in philosophy. We have a particular interest in candidates who can teach Philosophy of Science courses at the introductory and upper-division undergraduate levels). Teaching duties will be introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses. Job duties will also include service work and advising and mentoring of students.
Qualifications: Requirements include PhD in Philosophy at the time of appointment. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Physical Demands: None
Working Conditions: None
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience: Requirements include PhD in Philosophy at the time of appointment. The candidate also should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Open Date: 11/07/2022
Close Date: N/A
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a current Curriculum Vitae; (2) a statement on teaching experience; and (3) a statement addressing past or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching, and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC).
References will not be contacted immediately but might be consulted at subsequent points in the review process. Please direct inquiries and further inquiries to:
Chairperson Department of Philosophy
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60660-5761
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before December 1, 2022 will receive full consideration.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.
As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Quick Link for Posting: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/22595
Job Number: 8500712
Organizational Location: PROVOST
Number of Vacancies:1
Desired Start Date: 08/14/2023
Position End Date: N/A
Open Until Filled: Yes
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Inclusive Excellence Statement
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Vacancies: Research Fellowships in Philosophy
To apply for these positions use the following links:
The Global Priorities Institute (GPI) offers openings for both Postdoctoral Research Fellows (Oxford's academic grade 7) and Senior Research Fellows (Oxford's academic grades 8 and 9). Applicants to each role will be considered for all available philosophy Fellowship roles, so you need only apply to one position.
Successful applicants will conduct advanced research in philosophy. At least 50% of your time will be spent on topics directly relevant to the Global Priorities Institute’s research agenda, which you will help to set. The role requires no teaching load and only minor supervision responsibilities, although teaching may be arranged if the fellow would like to do so. The Global Priorities Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre, which aims to develop and promote rigorous, scientific approaches to the question of how appropriately motivated actors can do good more effectively. GPI formally sits within the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (grade 7) applicants are required to either have, or be close to finishing, a PhD either in philosophy or in a closely related discipline and combined with equivalent experience and expertise in philosophy. Senior Research Fellow (grades 8 and 9) applicants are expected to have more research experience and a stronger track record of producing research suitable for publication in top philosophy journals. Also essential for all posts is outstanding academic ability and an interest in global priorities research.
All positions are full-time with the University of Oxford. We welcome applications from researchers who might prefer to complete a one- or two-year position at GPI before starting a new job elsewhere or returning to an existing position. Visa support is also available for successful applicants from overseas. We particularly encourage applications from women, black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are underrepresented in philosophy.
Applications are to be made online, where detailed job descriptions are available - we will post links to these applications once the positions open. Referees will be asked for letters of recommendation for candidates that are longlisted.
Longlisted candidates will be asked to complete a questionnaire. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the last stage of the application process, which will include submission of a research proposal, a work trial and an interview (which will be conducted online).
If you have any questions about this role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. (Do not send your application material to this email address, applications can only be submitted via the University of Oxford application portal.)
COLBY COLLEGE, Waterville, ME.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy. One-year sabbatical replacement, beginning September 1, 2023. Four courses per year to include one survey course in Ancient Greek Philosophy, and three additional courses from the candidate's AOC and AOS. AOS: Ancient Greek Philosophy. AOC: Philosophies of Race/Ethnicity; Feminism; Sex/Gender.
The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. ABD or Ph.D. in Philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence required.
Submit C.V., three confidential letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy that includes evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching, and cover a letter highlighting fit with this job description, to http://apply.interfolio.com/117166.
Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law.
The Macalester College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the fall semester of 2023. The successful candidate should have a PhD in Philosophy (in hand or expected) and show potential for excellence in research and undergraduate teaching.
Area of specialization: Social and Political Philosophy.
Areas of competence: Ability to teach Ethics, and either Philosophy of Law or Environmental Ethics.
The Department is especially interested in candidates who have teaching competence in some or all of: Animal Ethics, Digital/Technological Ethics, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Gender.
The standard teaching load is five courses per year, with usual non-teaching duties expected. The first year normally carries a one-course reduction in teaching. Salary and benefits are competitive. Submit cover letter (see below), CV, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, at least one sample syllabus, and sample course evaluations) to www.academicjobsonline.org. Online applications only. Review of applications will begin November 14, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position or application should be addressed to Samuel Asarnow (email@example.com).
At Macalester College, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our educational mission and values. We are committed to the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more equitable and socially just college and society. We thus ask all candidates to address the following in their cover letter (no more than three single-spaced pages): demonstrated activity and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in their teaching, scholarship, service, and/or community engagement; and experience and vision regarding teaching and mentorship of students of multiple and diverse backgrounds, with attention to students who experience structural barriers that limit access to educational opportunities.
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant and diverse Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of more than three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates (14% international and 32% US students of color), who hail from 45 states and over 70 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence, with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applicants from women, non-binary people, and members of historically underrepresented groups. International scholars will receive H-1B visa assistance if selected for this position. We acknowledge that Macalester College is located on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people, who were forcibly exiled because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism.
Lecturer I (3 YR) in Philosophy and Religious Studies - College of Liberal Arts (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
Job Class Code: 10050
Posting Number: FRGV1436
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a lecturer in Philosophy and Religious Studies beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year.
We are a pluralistic and inclusive department that offers a major and a minor in Philosophy and a minor in Religious Studies. We seek an outstanding teacher who will not only inspire students to take more courses in both fields, but also to pursue a major in Philosophy and/or a minor in Religious Studies. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach any of the following introductory courses in philosophy: Introduction to Philosophy; Ethics, Happiness, and the Good Life; Race, Sexuality, and Class; and Critical Thinking. In addition, the successful candidate will also be qualified (possessing the equivalent to 18 graduate hours in Religious Studies) to teach one or more specializations within Religious Studies, such as the Nature of Religion, Indigenous Religions, World Religions, Borderlands Spirituality, Judaism, Latin American Liberation Theologies, etc. Since the philosophy department embraces UTRGV's vision of becoming a B3 (Bilingual, Bicultural, & Biliterate) University to better serve our 90% Hispanic student body, we request that candidates show how their experience, work, or teaching might support these priorities.
Complete application includes: 1) a letter of interest 2) unofficial graduate transcripts, 3) curriculum vitae, 4) list of three references, and 5) a teaching portfolio (to be submitted as “Other Document”) that includes a teaching statement and sample syllabi for at least one of the above introductory courses in philosophy and for one course in religious studies. Candidates may include other evidence of excellent teaching in their teaching portfolio.
Application deadline is January 15, 2023. Start date is Fall 2023.
It is UTRGV's Vision “To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success. UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and
multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students. Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2021 semester. For additional information, please visit our https://www.utrgv.edu/newsroom/2020/09/17-utrgv-marks-record-high-enrollment-student-success-outcomes-amid-pandemics-
An MA in Philosophy or closely related field and 18 graduate hours in Religious Studies from an accredited university is required prior to August 31, 2023.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
A PhD in Philosophy or Religious Studies
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Varies
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2023
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Open Date: 11/03/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information
includes the following:
Date of Birth
Social Security Number
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview.
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3603389
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