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Professorial Lecturer

Department of Philosophy & Religion , American University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Ethics, Applied Ethics, and 19th and 20th Century Philosophy
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, term faculty appointment in applied ethics, at the rank of Professorial Lecturer, for Academic Year 2019-2020. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 26, 2019.  

Applicants should hold a PhD or other terminal degree. Highly qualified applicants with a master’s degree related to Philosophy will be considered. The position will require the incumbent to teach three courses per semester (fall and spring). Teaching duties include introductory courses in ethical theory and applied ethics as well as at least one MA-level course in the history of Western philosophy. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Salary and benefits are competitive for a full-time term appointment. Funding for research and/or travel to participate in academic conferences is available. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/63028 . Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital.  For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers undergraduate degree programs in Philosophy and Religious Studies and graduate degree programs in Philosophy, including the M.A. Philosophy (including Philosophy and Social Policy) and a joint MA in Ethics, Peace and Human Rights. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ and about the department at http://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/63028
Hard deadline August 9, 2019, 11:59pm MST
Web address for more information http://apply.interfolio.com/63028
Contact name Christina Palmer
Contact email
Contact phone 202-885-2925
Time created May 10, 2019, 4:14pm EST
Scheduled expiry date August 9, 2019, 11:59pm MST
Last updated May 10, 2019, 4:14pm EST
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