Lecturer in Philosophy (Full-time)
Position Category: Faculty
FTE: .75 (9-mth. full-time)
Location: Thousand Oaks
Cal Lutheran is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and McNair Institution, and we are looking for candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and success working in diverse, multi- cultural and multi-racial communities, particularly in mentoring African American, Latinx, and Native American students. Cal Lutheran encourages applicants from all faiths or none, and advocates for justice and fairness for all people. We are an accredited, private, comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. The Thousand Oaks campus is located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles and is home to more than 2,500 undergraduate and 1,110 graduate students who come from 59 countries and represent a variety of faiths. 52% of Cal Lutheran students are from underrepresented groups, and 40% of freshmen are first generation students. Cal Lutheran Faculty are 32% people of color. The mission of the University is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice.
Close Date: 1/15/2024
Application Procedure/Special Instructions Make sure to include the following with your application:
1) Cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications of the position and are prepared to support the HSI designation of Cal Lutheran and help underrepresented and first-generation students flourish.
2) Curriculum vitae (CV)/ resume
3) Writing Sample
4) Statement of teaching philosophy that addresses your experience and/or motivation to teach and mentor underrepresented and first-generation students
For questions, contact the Search Committee Chair Dr. Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org
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About the Opportunity
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities and its nine tenure units are the home of the Experiential Liberal Arts. Through its research, teaching, and engagement missions, the college collaborates across the university, the Northeastern network, and partners around the globe. We are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.
The College of Engineering at Northeastern University develops the next generation of engineering leaders capable of addressing the complex challenges of the world to make a difference in society. We offer an interdisciplinary, experiential education combining rigorous academics, R1 research, and a top-ranked co-op program.
Successful faculty in this role will be dynamic and innovative scholars with a record of research and teaching excellence. We are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity, and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia. Strong candidates for this position will have the expertise, knowledge, and skills to build their research, pedagogy, and curriculum in ways that reflect a commitment to improved equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) and the College of Engineering (COE) at Northeastern University invite applications and nominations for Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor positions in the area of engineering, technology and/or design ethics. The candidates filling these positions will be jointly appointed between CSSH (primary appointment) and COE (secondary appointment). They will be responsible for helping to develop and deliver a robust engineering and design ethics curriculum, including teaching technology and engineering ethics courses and integrating ethics content into foundational and advanced level COE courses. They will also contribute ethics education expertise to interdisciplinary projects and proposals. The successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in pedagogy, as well as evidence of experience and achievement in undergraduate ethics education.
These are untenured, but continuing and tracked positions with the possibility of promotion to Associate and Full Teaching Professor, as well as multi-year (3 year and 5 year) contracts.
Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.
A Ph.D. in Philosophy, Science and Technology Studies (STS) or a related field in hand by the appointment start date is required.
Documents to Submit:
Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching statement and sample syllabus for a course related to the position), writing sample, diversity statement, and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation.
In the diversity statement, please describe how you can support Northeastern’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Describe how your teaching, service, research, and/or
leadership (as applicable) has supported the success of students and/or colleagues; and/or
Questions should be addressed to Dr. Vance Ricks, search committee chair, email@example.com.
Applications should be submitted via the Northeastern University Job Page.
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Position Type: Academic
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.
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The Department of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) seeks to hire a full-time Instructor beginning August, 2024. Full-time Instructors teach 4 courses per semester with the possibility for summer teaching. Teaching responsibilities will be primarily Reasoning and Argumentation and Engineering Ethics. Teaching experience in these, or closely related courses is strongly preferred. There are no research expectations for full-time Instructors; however, high quality teaching and a commitment to professional development is required for career advancement. Candidates must have earned an MA; ABD or a PhD is preferred.
The SIUE Department of Philosophy values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities (EO/AAE). SIUE Philosophy welcomes candidates who can contribute to the department's cultural and intellectual diversity beyond fulfilling the core teaching responsibilities and encourages candidates to articulate in their application materials the ways in which they can do so. Successful candidates will be expected to support the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences' ADEi mission. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for the position, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu
Candidates must include in their application: (1) a cover letter addressing the candidate's interest and fit for the position (2) a CV (3) a teaching portfolio (course syllabi, sample course materials, student evaluations, etc.) (4) transcripts from the candidate's graduate degree granting institution and (5) three letters of recommendation. Candidates should send their application materials by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions about the position or application process should be addressed to Christopher Pearson Department Chair, email: email@example.com.
Deadline for full consideration- December 15th, 2023.
The Department of Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching Ethics and Applied Ethics courses to support the Philosophy major/minor and the Bioethics minor. This position will also support the UMKC Essentials general education program, which has pressing needs in both Critical Thinking and Civic and Urban Engagement. Ability to teach Introductory Logic is preferred. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, benefit-eligible position to begin August 2024. The search committee will prioritize candidates with a demonstrated excellence in teaching and student mentorship. We are looking for a long-term colleague who can contribute to UMKC’s mission to engage and serve our diverse body of students and the community.
A Ph.D. in Philosophy or a closely related field is required at time of employment. ABD candidates with an expected degree completion date before August 1, 2024 also will be considered. Previous teaching experience in ethics, applied ethics, logic, and general education courses is preferred.
To apply, submit an application electronically at https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions. Applications must include: (i) a cover letter of no more than 2 pages addressing the applicant’s academic training and relevant teaching experiences, (ii) a cv, and (iii) a teaching portfolio, comprised of a teaching statement, at least one sample syllabus (recently taught courses preferred), and evidence of teaching performance (i.e. sample evaluations, additional training, etc.). All application materials should be combined into one PDF or Microsoft Word document with a maximum size of 11 MB and uploaded as your resume attachment. Please limit the document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). Please also arrange for three official letters of reference to be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Bruce Bubacz, via email at BubaczB@umkc.edu. Where possible, we request that the letters address the applicant’s teaching. Initial review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023. Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Bruce Bubacz at BubaczB@umkc.edu.
The Department of Political Science and Philosophy is part of the UMKC School of Social Sciences and Humanities. The department currently has 10 full-time faculty members, divided between Philosophy and Political Science. The Philosophy program offers a major and a minor, in addition to the Bioethics minor. UMKC is a public, urban research university, located in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri. A part of the University of Missouri System, UMKC has 125 academic programs, across 12 schools and two campuses. UMKC has an increasingly diverse student population, enrolling students from 50 states and 85+ countries. 40% of UMKC students identify as international, mixed race, or a member of a minority group. UMKC’s faculty are leaders in their fields and exceptionally committed teachers. With a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, professors have the opportunity to build and maintain meaningful connections with students. UMKC strives to connect campus and community through service learning and community focused scholarship. Kansas City sits on the western edge of Missouri, with a metropolitan area of over 2 million people. It is consistently ranked in US News’ Top 100 places to live and is known for its affordability, rapidly growing economy, and its thriving music, art, and food scenes.
UMKC Statement on Diversity
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research, and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn, and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.
Equal Opportunity Employment
UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The university will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621. To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.
About the Position
The Philosophy Department at Northern Arizona University welcomes applications for the position of Future Faculty Fellow in Indigenous Philosophy broadly construed. For the 2024-2025 academic year, the fellow will hold the rank of instructor and teach a 1+1 load. Following the successful completion of the fellowship year the position is convertible to a tenure track appointment (with a 3+3 teaching load). As such, the Department is enthusiastically recruiting a specialist with the expectation that the Fellow will be converted to a full time, tenure track appointment to the Philosophy faculty at NAU.
The Future Faculty Fellow program is part of NAU’s Elevating Excellence Initiative, a key aim of which is to promote and support Indigenous community-driven teaching, mentorship, and scholarship. In seeking to fill this position, the Philosophy Department aims to expand its curricular offerings and scholarly output in Indigenous Philosophy.
Area of Specialization (AOS): Indigenous Philosophy broadly construed
Area of Competence (AOC): Open, but the department has a preference for areas of competence that complement Departmental strengths.
***This position is an on-site position which requires the incumbent to complete their work primarily at an NAU site, campus, or facility with or without accommodation. Opportunities for remote work are rare.***
Submit Your Application
Vacancy will remain open until filled. Applications received before December 18th, 2023 will receive full consideration.
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description (if viewing this position through the NAU HR website). Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Current Openings' link, locate vacancy 607557, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.
Application must include (saved as PDF and/or Word documents):
Please do not include any other documents.
If you need assistance completing your application, there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
Northern Arizona University serves almost 30,000 students. We are a vibrant community, with 21,000 students in Flagstaff—the home of our largest campus—and the remainder online or at our 20+ statewide locations. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Committed to an inclusive university environment, NAU has all the benefits of a large institution with a personal touch. We carefully balance teaching, scholarship, and service for faculty members. Supporting our core value of student-centrism, NAU’s faculty members promote learning and help students reach academic milestones.
Flagstaff is an outdoorsy mountain town with four seasons and a thriving cultural scene. Located at 7,000 feet, Flagstaff houses 70,000 people and sits at the base of the sacred San Francisco Peaks. For more about inclusive excellence at NAU, visit the Center for Inclusive Excellence and Access.
About the Department/College
This position will reside in the Philosophy Department, which is housed within the College of Arts and Letters. The Philosophy Department has 11 full-time faculty members. It houses two majors: the traditional Philosophy major and Philosophy, Politics, and Law (an interdisciplinary major that focuses on preparation for law school). In addition to supporting its majors, the Philosophy Department provides seats for Liberal/General Studies and several of its classes feature in degree programs across NAU’s campus.
The Department of Comparative Philosophy at Randolph College invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, focusing on ethics and/or the philosophies and thought traditions of Africa and/or Latin America.
Ours is a pluralistic department open to various approaches to philosophy. We teach students to grapple with their own habits of thought and those of others with the aim of critically analyzing assumptions, asking meaningful questions, and mapping landscapes of possible answers. We see comparison in philosophy as enlarging our vision and imagination and thus our capacity for negotiating difficult problems of self and society, which, ultimately, renders us capable of just engagement in the global public square.
The hired candidate will be expected to teach a range of introductory courses through advanced undergraduate courses in ethics, the history of philosophy, and non-Western thought traditions. The ideal applicant will also strengthen interdisciplinary partnerships across the college in one or more of the following programs: African and African American Studies; Art and Art History; Data Science; Environmental Studies; Health and Well-being; Social Justice and Activism; and World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Teaching is central to faculty life at Randolph College. The College’s innovative TAKE2 curriculum includes four seven-week sessions in an academic year, with students typically taking two academic classes per seven-week session. Tenure-track faculty teach six courses per academic year, three per semester. In addition to teaching courses in the Comparative Philosophy department, the candidate would be expected to teach and advise yearly in Randolph College’s interdisciplinary “Life More Abundant” first year seminar. The responsibilities of this position also include engaging in scholarly activities, serving on college committees, participating in college service (such as coordinating our Ethics Bowl team), and assisting in the academic advising and continued development of the
Comparative Philosophy program.
Randolph College, founded in 1891 as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, is in Lynchburg, Virginia at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Randolph College has a longstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and a commitment to diversity and intercultural awareness. Randolph was recognized as one of the nation’s best and most interesting institutions in the 2022 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges and was ranked 12th in the nation for most accessible professors by the Princeton Review.
Applicants need to have a completed Ph.D. in philosophy, religious studies, or related discipline by the time of appointment. Randolph College is especially interested in candidates who can support our work in mentoring, research, teaching, and outreach with first-generation students, communities of color, immigrants, international students, and other underrepresented groups. Date of employment is July 1, 2024; report date is mid-August.
Randolph is an EOE M/F/D/V employer.
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