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Lecturer, Philosophy

School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Arizona State University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Applied Ethics
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 17136
Location Tempe, Arizona, United States
Start date August 2022
Job description

Lecturer, job #17136
School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Arizona State University

The School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies (SHPRS) invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible lecturer position beginning August 2022. This is a fixed-term, nine-month academic-year (August 16 – May 15) appointment with no tenure implications. Subsequent academic-year renewals are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the school. Learn more about what we have to offer by visiting The College's website and the website of School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, https://shprs.asu.edu.

Areas of Specialization: Open. Areas of Competence: Applied Ethics. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching a range of undergraduate courses. The preferred candidate will be able to teach many of the following courses: bioethics, existentialism, applied ethics, environmental ethics, philosophy of sport, business and professional ethics, introduction to ethics, introduction to philosophy, and history of modern philosophy. These courses will be taught online and in-person with the majority of the load online. The teaching load is 4/4: four courses per semester, and two semesters per academic year. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include supervising teaching assistants and graders. This person will also serve the school, college, and university in capacities appropriate for the position.

Arizona State University is a leading public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. Arizona State University is also strongly committed to diversifying its faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:
• PhD or equivalent advanced degree in Philosophy by the time of appointment.
• Competence to teach applied ethics as well as several of the other courses listed above
• Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching

Desired qualifications:
• Experience creating curriculum, including lectures, formative and summative assessments, and online or classroom activities
• Experience teaching online, with demonstrated commitment to serving and understanding the particular needs of online students
• Experience using technology to engage students and assess learning in large courses (e.g., response/polling systems, VR/AR simulations, smart whiteboards)
• Experience using a learning management system (such as Blackboard or Canvas) for quizzes, discussions, assignments, or other forms of interaction to support learning
• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of underrepresented student populations or reaching out to diverse communities
• Experience supervising and mentoring teaching assistants and graders
• Participation in the growth of future programs (e.g., a certificate or an MA in applied ethics)
• Ability to many of the courses listed above

To apply, click here http://apply.interfolio.com/101322 to electronically submit required application materials.

Materials shall include:
1. a cover letter
2. a comprehensive curriculum vitae
3. three letters of reference
4. a teaching statement
5. evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, sample assessments, sample lessons/videos, etc.)
6. a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence

Applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded filename. Cover letter can be addressed to Doug Portmore, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: [email protected]

Application deadline is February 27, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed weekly in the order in which they were received until the position is closed.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and ASU title IX. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/101322
Hard deadline February 27, 2022, 11:59pm MST
Contact
Web address for more information https://shprs.asu.edu
Contact name Douglas Portmore
Contact email
Contact phone 480-965-5778
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Scheduled expiry date February 27, 2022, 11:59pm MST
Last updated January 13, 2022, 9:23pm UTC
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