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Lecturer of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 497443
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Start date September 1, 2019
Job description

Lecturer of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy

University of Massachusetts Boston

The Philosophy Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston (https://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/philosophy) invites applications for a fulltime non-tenure-track Lecturer position starting September 1, 2019. The benefited position is a one-year, renewable contract to teach four courses per semester. Contract renewal and promotion are solely based on teaching and relevant service and there is no expectation of research contributions in evaluating performance. However, non-tenure-track faculty play a prominent role in the department, often contributing to its intellectual life.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a PhD in philosophy conferred no later than 9/1/2019.
  • At least a year’s teaching experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and the ability to teach Phil 100 (Introduction to Philosophy), Phil 108 (Moral and Social Problems), and Phil 207G (The Meaning of Life).
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching a diverse student population (in terms of race, ethnicity, age, language, and economic background).
  • Applications from members of groups of under-represented in the discipline are strongly encouraged.

Special Instruction to Applicants:

Applicants must submit the following materials online: a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, student evaluations, and two teaching letters of recommendation. Candidates may also submit other evidence of teaching excellence, such as student letters, teaching awards, or other relevant materials. To apply, go to: http://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-us/job/497443/philosophy-fulltime-lecturer-nontenure-track

The application deadline is February 15, 2019.  

For more information, please contact Danielle Bromwich at Danielle.Bromwich@umb.edu

UMass Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other protected class. UMass Boston complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the University operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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Special Instruction to Applicants: Applicants must submit the following materials online: a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, student evaluations, and two teaching letters of recommendation. Candidates may also submit other evidence of teaching excellence, such as student letters, teaching awards, or other relevant materials.
Web address to apply http://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-u...
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Hard deadline February 15, 2019, 11:59pm EST
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Web address for more information https://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/philosophy
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Scheduled expiry date February 15, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Expired on February 17, 2019, 12:46am EST
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