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Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number PVL 242608
Location Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Start date 01/06/2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is searching for 1 -3 philosophers to teach undergraduate courses such as introduction to philosophy, introductory ethics and contemporary moral issues, based upon department needs. The ideal candidate would be selected to teach 2 courses. Each course would be hired at 40% time (2 courses would be 80% time)  and will be initially for the Spring 2022 semester. Classes begin January 25, 2022, and end May 22, 2022.  The appointment will begin January 6 in order to provide sufficient time to prepare for the course.

There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of the courses listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.

Candidates should be available for interviews on Zoom in November.


Preferred: PhD or other terminal degree, or a degree at least one level above the level of instruction, or otherwise approved as qualified by the Dean.

Required: Master's Degree

Please reference PVL #242608 in all correspondence.

Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applications must come through UW Jobs website (http://jobs.wisc.edu), referencing PVL 242608. To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile. Candidates should include a cover letter addressing experience and education relevant to the position; a curriculum vitae; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. References will be requested from finalists. All applications will be considered through the assured consideration date of October 26, 2021.
Web address to apply https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/510803/lecturer...
Hard deadline October 26, 2021, 11:59pm CST
Contact name Professor James Messina
Contact email
Contact phone 608-263-3700 (front office)
Time created October 14, 2021, 3:10pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 26, 2021, 11:59pm CST
Expired on October 28, 2021, 12:46am CST
Last updated November 28, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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Not tenure-track position, employee (s) need for upcoming semester, Spring 2022.