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Full Time Lecturer in Philosophy

University of Texas at El Paso

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location El Paso, Texas, United States
Start date August 20, 2019
Job description

The University of Texas at El Paso-Full Time Lecturer in Philosophy

About the University of Texas at El Paso

Located in one of the largest binational communities in the world, The University of Texas at El Paso is unique among research institutions. UTEP is an R1 Carnegie classified national research University and ranks third among all U.S. colleges and universities in awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics. UTEP enrolls more than 25,000 students. The Brookings Institution in 2017 ranked UTEP as the leading university in equal access to higher education, based on a combination of research productivity and student social mobility. With 172 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs available in eight colleges and schools, UTEP is the first national research university serving a 21st century student demographic. Philosophy is a pluralistic department composed of faculty members with research specializations in analytic and continental traditions. The department offers courses covering a broad range of the history of philosophy from the pre-Socratics to Quine and Levinas, as well as topic areas from metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and logic to phenomenology and semiotics. We stand apart from other departments offering bachelors and master's degrees because we are uniquely situated in the Borderland region of the United States, and many of our undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff are bilingual, speaking and writing in both English and Spanish.

Job Description

The University of Texas at El Paso Philosophy Department invites applications for a one year, non-tenure track, full time Lecturer for fall 2019 and spring and summer 2020 beginning August 20, 2019. Position possibly renewable after one year with satisfactory performance. The successful candidate will be joining a diverse department that offers undergraduate minors and majors with a master's program. Salary competitive.


Master's in Philosophy required. PhD in Philosophy preferred, by at least September 1, 2019. Area of Specialization/Area of Competence open, with demonstrated ability to teach large introductory survey, ethics, and Modern Philosophy courses. Ability to teach undergraduate courses online.

Additional Information

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment or the provision of services.

Application Instructions

Review of submissions will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit an application letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, 3 letters of support, and syllabi.

To apply, please visit https://www.utep.edu/employment


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Hard deadline August 20, 2019, 12:00am MST
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Time created May 8, 2019, 9:40am EST
Scheduled expiry date August 20, 2019, 12:00am MST
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