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Lecturer (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC a background in one or more of the following: Philosophy of Mind; Computational Semantics and Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Psychology and/or Cognitive Science; and Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 3
Organization's reference number 163733
Location Champaign, Illinois, United States
Start date 08/15/2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks three full-time Lecturers for the 2022/2023 academic year, with a target start date of August 16, 2022. Successful candidates can expect to teach 6 courses a year (3/semester) in lower- and upper-division Philosophy courses. It is crucial for us to staff our lower-division Minds and Machines course (PHIL 223), so we are seeking candidates with a background in one or more of the following: Philosophy of Mind; Computational Semantics and Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Psychology and/or Cognitive Science; and Philosophy of Science. We are also seeking candidates with a background in Value theory, Ethics, and Kant. Ability to teach in one or more of the areas of ethics, social & political philosophy, and value theory is desirable but not essential.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

 Required:  PhD in Philophy or congnate fields in hand by August 16 and evidence of successful teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels.


This is a full-time, 9-month appointment, non-tenure track position, renewable yearly subject to enrollments, funding, and positive performance evaluations.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter and resume by June 1, 2022. Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references.  References will be contacted electronically 1-2 business days after submission of the application. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

 For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Kathy Elston at [email protected] or 217.333.3815

 University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-d...
Email to apply
Hard deadline June 7, 2022, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://www.illinois.edu
Contact name Kathy Elston
Contact email
Contact phone 217-333-3815
Time created May 16, 2022, 4:58pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 7, 2022, 11:59pm CST
Expired on June 9, 2022, 12:46am CST
Last updated June 9, 2022, 5:46am UTC
Last update notification
Application deadline has changed from June 6 to June 7. A third opening has also been added.
May 27, 2022, 4:11pm UTC

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