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Lecturer position

Department of Philosophy, Southern Methodist University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ethics or Political Philosophy
AOS categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open, but philosophy of law and applied ethics are desirable
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Position No. 00050584. 
Location Dallas, Texas, United States
Start date August 20, 2018
Job description

Position No. 00050584.  The Philosophy Department of Southern Methodist University seeks to fill a full-time Lecturer position beginning August 2018.  One year contract, renewable.   Eight courses per year (4/semester), all undergraduate.    No research or service duties.  Ph.D. in philosophy required.  AOS:  Ethics or Political Philosophy;  AOC:  Open, but philosophy of law and applied ethics are desirable.  Ability to teach business ethics and ethics of technology a plus. Teaching is primarily lower division, but there is some possibility of upper division course teaching, such as Bioethics, Philosophy of Law, or Political Philosophy.   Evidence of teaching excellence required.    

SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and teaching agendas.  SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits.  Explore SMU at http://www.smu.edu.  Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival inspired architecture located in the heart of Dallas. Dallas’ quality of life is exceptional with a relatively low cost of living, upscale apartments and homes within walking distance of campus, the opportunity to live in the city or out in the country with a relatively short commute, and the availability of both mass transit systems and plentiful on-campus parking.   The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, culturally rich art and global business center is home to many universities, arts organizations, and Fortune 500 companies.   Visit http://www.dallaschamber.org

To apply, please go to Interfolio using this link  http://apply.interfolio.com/51041, or send a complete dossier including a letter of application, CV, letters of evaluation assessing teaching along with other materials indicating teaching quality to Robert Howell/Philosophy Department/SMU/Dallas TX 75275.    Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications accepted until June 29, 2918.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  SMU will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.   SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.  Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/51041
Hard deadline June 29, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Contact name Charee Stewart
Contact email
Contact phone 214-768-2118
Time created May 30, 2018, 11:08am EST
Scheduled expiry date June 29, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Last updated June 5, 2018, 3:02pm EST
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