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Lecturer (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Gonzaga University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Organization's reference number 17383
Location Spokane, Washington, United States
Start date April 29, 2022
Job description

The Philosophy Department at Gonzaga University invites applications for a one-year full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position, for the 2022-23 academic year. AOS/AOC: open. Gonzaga's core curriculum includes Reasoning (PHIL 101), Philosophy of Human Nature (PHIL 201), and Ethics (PHIL 301). Applicants should be prepared to teach some combination of 101 and either 201 or 301. Teaching load: 24 credits/year. 

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy 
  • At least one year of teaching experience. 
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness. 
  • Evidence of active scholarly engagement. 
  • Willingness to adopt inclusive course design and teaching strategies. 
  • Willingness to contribute to the mission of Gonzaga University:www.gonzaga.edu/About/Mission/MissionStatement.asp

Job Duties

  • Teach four courses per semester, with primary responsibility in PHIL 101/Reasoning. Applicants should also be prepared to teach PHIL 201/Human Nature and PHIL 301/Ethics. 

Application Process

  • To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit (1) a cover letter that includes an explanation of how you will contribute to Gonzaga University’s Mission, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, that includes explanation of how you have adopted or would adopt inclusive course design and teaching strategies; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (student evaluations of teaching and/or teaching observations); (5) unofficial copies of graduate school transcripts; and (6) names and contact information for three letters of recommendation (letters will be requested when finalist are selected).
  • The position closes on May 13, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PST. For assistance with your online application, please contact Human Resources at (509) 313-5996. Direct other inquiries to Dr. Erik Schmidt, Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, [email protected]

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status. 

For information on our mission, please visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/about/our- mission-jesuit-values/mission-statement 

Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, Washington, on the ancestral homelands of the Spokane Tribe of Indians. The second largest city in Washington state, Spokane boasts a vibrant art community and a range of exciting restaurants, with several ski resorts and other outdoor recreational areas within driving distance. Gonzaga University is ranked in the top 100 National Universities by U.S. News and World Report.

How to apply
Application type Online
For assistance with your online application, please contact Human Resources at (509) 313-5996. Direct other inquiries to Dr. Erik Schmidt, Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, [email protected]
Web address to apply https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com
Hard deadline May 13, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Web address for more information https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/postings/17383
Contact name Dr. Erik Schmidt
Contact email
Contact phone 5093135975
Time created May 2, 2022, 9:07pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 13, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Expired on May 15, 2022, 12:46am PST
Last updated May 15, 2022, 7:46am UTC
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Lecturer position that was given final approval by the admin at the end of April. The position starts in August.