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Lecturer (EXPIRED)

Philosophy Program, University of West Georgia

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Teaching competence in professional ethics preferred.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Carrollton, Georgia, United States
Start date January 2022
Job description

About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

Becoming UWG
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UWG Commitment Statement
Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Department Information

The University of West Georgia Philosophy Program is a strong team-oriented program and we value inclusiveness. We welcome applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. We encourage submission of applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups in philosophy.

Job Summary

The Philosophy Lecture position has a 4/4 teaching load on a semester calendar, with minimal service and research expectations. Teaching is primarily in our Philosophy Core Curriculum (especially Introduction to Philosophy and Critical Thinking); the Lecturer may periodically be asked to teach upper-level courses, including Professional Ethics, as needed. Promotion to Senior lecturer may be awarded with a proven teaching, service and professional activity/achievement record. The Philosophy Lecturer Position may be renewable annually based on satisfactory performance evaluation.  

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. at time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Area of specialization and area of competence open. Teaching competence in professional ethics preferred.

Proposed Salary

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Curriculum vitae, cover letter, and sample syllabus for Introduction to Philosophy. All application materials must be submitted through University of West Georgia Human Resources website. Please be sure to include contact information for reference list. Names, email address, and phone numbers.
Web address to apply https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/C...
Hard deadline October 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www.westga.edu/philosophy/
Contact name Robert Lane
Contact email
Contact phone 6788394745
Time created September 7, 2021, 7:59pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Expired on October 17, 2021, 12:46am EST
Last updated November 17, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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University of West Georgia is a USG Institution and must follow state hiring policies. It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.