The Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Associate or Full Professor to begin July 1, 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter. We welcome applications in any of the following areas of specialization: (1) Metaphysics, (2) Nonwestern Philosophy, (3) Social and Political Philosophy (including Philosophy of Race or Gender), (4) Ancient Greek and Roman Metaphysics, or (5) Early Modern Philosophy.
Minimum teaching load for the position will be four courses per year over three quarters, at graduate and undergraduate levels, and usual dissertation, committee, and advising responsibilities.
We seek a colleague with an ambitious research agenda yielding active and innovative scholarship, characterized by originality of standpoint, depth and significance of analysis, cogency of argument, and knowledge of relevant languages and literatures. Successful applicants will contribute to the scholarly community of the department and university and will have the ability to be an excellent teacher in the university’s Core Curriculum, in introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in Philosophy, and in graduate courses related to their area of expertise. A PhD in Philosophy or a related field is required.
Required elements of the application:
• cover letter
All items must be submitted via the University’s Academic Recruitment site (Interfolio): http://apply.interfolio.com/130444. Review of applications will begin on October 2nd and will continue until the positing is closed or the position is filled. Applicants may be asked to provide additional materials following the initial review.
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Position contingent upon budgetary approval.
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Lecturer in Philosophy (Full-time)
Position Category: Faculty
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 29% 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.
California Lutheran University invites applications for a Lecturer in Philosophy with a focus in Ethics and Latin American Philosophy. The successful candidate should have a strong background (AOS) in Ethics, competence (AOS or AOC) in Latin American Philosophy, and be able to teach other courses in the department (an ability to teach Business Ethics, Ethics, Social Ethics, and Latin American Philosophy is required, and an ability to teach Feminism and/or Philosophy of Race and/or Oppression & Liberation is preferred). Teaching experience (and/or strong potential) and an interest in public and pre-college philosophy is desirable. The standard teaching load is four courses per semester and the successful candidate is expected to work with colleagues from other disciplines to participate in constructive dialogue on issues that we are facing in the 21st century by building upon sources from across intellectual streams. It is also expected that, after the first year of teaching, the person hired will take an active role in first-year advising.
• Provide academic instruction to students through lecture, lab, or performance courses. Create assignments and activities in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings for development of cognitive abilities, communication skills, and higher order thinking skills among students. E
• Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner to student inquiries in class, online, or during established consultation office hours. E
• Maintain current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance, student academic progress, course curriculum; prepare and submit grades, data, and reports related to course and student progress in a timely manner. E
• Provide a course syllabus to students in each class within the first week of the class, as outlined in the faculty handbook. E
• Adhere to the responsibilities related to teaching, advising and service, as outlined in the faculty handbook. E
• Attend and participate on committees and in department, division, campus, and University meetings. E
• Evening and weekend hours may be required. E
• Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching the following undergraduate courses (32 units): Ethics, Business Ethics, Social Ethics, Latin American Philosophy, and Feminism and/or Philosophy of Race and/or Oppression & Liberation. E
• Performs related duties as assigned.
• Current theory and practice within the subject discipline
• Principles and best practices of effective teaching
• Student learning outcomes and methods of assessment
• University curricula
• Community and campus resources, services, programs, and professionals available to students
• Methods of gathering, analyzing, and preparing data
• Modern computing technology
• Record keeping techniques with regard to student enrollment, attendance, and progress
• Ethics and Latin American Philosophy.
• Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject field or discipline
• Deliver course curricula in various learning styles
• Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, and ethnic background of University students
• Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of students with disabilities
• Integrate current and emerging instructional delivery technologies into the learning process to enhance teaching and the educational experience
• Maintain professional standards that protect student confidentiality
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using tact, patience, and courtesy
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Work constructively with their colleagues and to treat faculty, staff, administrators, and students with respect and professionalism
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action
• Demonstrate commitment to professional excellence and continuous growth within subject field or discipline
• Satisfactorily fulfill a faculty member’s duties and responsibilities and making significant contributions to the University community.
Possession of an appropriate Master’s Degree in Philosophy.
• Possession of a Ph.D. in from an accredited institution. ABD will be considered.
• Aside from a strong background in Ethics and Latin American Philosophy, we prefer a candidate who is focused on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Aside from teaching Ethics and Latin American Philosophy, an ability to teach Social Ethics, and Business Ethics is required, and an ability to teach Feminism and/or Philosopy of Race and/or Oppression & Liberation is preferred.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Detect to understand appropriate written correspondence; communicate clearly to exchange information in person and via the telephone or video; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; stationary position for extended periods of time; move or transport light objects; position self to store and/or retrieve files.
Indoor classroom environment; subject to visiting a variety of classroom sites on campus.
Hiring Range $56,000-$70,000
Posting Number: Faculty000882020
Open Date: 08/01/2023
Close Date: 11/17/2023
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4492540
California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.
Salary range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $64,329-$72,403 annually. Percent appointments may vary.
Application Window Open date: May 26, 2023
Next review date: Friday, Jun 9, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Philosophy at UC Santa Barbara invites applicants for lecturer positions during the academic year, including summer. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Questions about the position may be directed to the Academic Personnel Coordinator at 805-893-7151. More information about our department can be found at http://www.philosophy.ucsb.edu. Salary is based on UC's salary scales and depends on qualifications. The posting will remain open until March 31, 2024 to accommodate department needs.
The pool will close on March 31, 2024; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A Masters degree in Philosophy and at least one year of teaching experience.
A Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred but not required.
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Teaching (Optional)
• 3-5 letters of reference required
Applicants will be asked to name 3-5 references, and the applicant must request letters to complete their application. The online system will then contact your references with instructions about how to upload their letters.
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/VaccinationProgramsPolicy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC- recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/VaccinationProgramsPolicy#page=44, Section II.C. of the https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/VaccinationProgramsPolicy#page=13 for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To- Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/VaccinationProgramsPolicy#page=51. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
Santa Barbara, CA
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The Roger Mudd Center for Ethics seeks candidates for the 2023-2025 Mudd Center for Ethics Postdoctoral Fellowship. Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to teach three undergraduate courses during the year, typically including one course in the fall, one course in the winter, and one course in the 4-week spring term. At least two of these courses should align with the Mudd Center’s programmatic theme for the year. Courses are chosen in consultation with the Director. In addition, the Mudd Ethics Fellow will be expected to assist with administrative duties within the Mudd Center, participate in all Mudd Center activities, interact with and advise undergraduates affiliated with the Mudd Center, and help foster an interdisciplinary ethics community across the College, the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, and the School of Law.
Assistant Instructional Professor in the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities - University of Chicago
The Division of the Humanities and the College of the University of Chicago invite applications for appointment as Assistant Instructional Professor to teach in the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH) and in a relevant department. The application is open to individuals with a specialty in any field in the humanities who also have the ability to teach in the MAPH curriculum; we particularly encourage applicants with a background in either Philosophy or Art History to apply. The start date of the appointment will be September 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Instructional Professor for an initial term of two years with reappointment and progression possible following review. Responsibilities include both teaching and service duties. Teaching consists of five courses per academic year: one section of the MAPH Core Course “Foundations of Interpretive Theory;” one section of the MAPH thesis preparation course in the Winter and Spring Quarters; two additional courses in a department relevant to the selected candidate’s expertise.
The Philosophy Department at Colgate University invites applications for two one-year visiting assistant professor positions, both beginning fall semester 2023. Position #1: AOS: Open. AOC: Environmental Ethics. Position #2: AOS: Open. AOC: Open, but the department has teaching needs in philosophy of race, non-Western philosophy, and Kant and 19th Century Philosophy. All applications received will be considered for both positions. Teaching load for each position is five courses per year. Completion of the Ph.D. in philosophy is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire.
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