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Lecturer

Philosophy, Smith College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Candidates should have a strong foundation in Africana Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, non-Buddhist Indian Philosophy, or Chinese Philosophy, with competence in Ethics.
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
AOC Candidates should have a strong foundation in Africana Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, non-Buddhist Indian Philosophy, or Chinese Philosophy, with competence in Ethics.
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

Lecturer of Philosophy (non-Western)

The Department of Philosophy at Smith College invites applications for a one-year, half-time, benefits eligible position at the rank of Lecturer to begin July 1, 2020.  Teaching responsibilities for this position will involve three courses, ideally one in the Fall, two in the Spring. Candidates should have a strong foundation in Africana Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, non-Buddhist Indian Philosophy, or Chinese Philosophy, with competence in Ethics. Ph.D. or ABD in Philosophy or a related field  is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Philosophy are particularly encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  The faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here: https://www.smith.edu/about-smith/provost/faculty-development.  The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of philosophy may be found at http://www.smith.edu/philosophy/.

Submit application at https://apply.interfolio.com/73077 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample course syllabi, a writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation, one of which can speak to teaching.  Review of applications will begin on February 24, 2020. 

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/73077
Deadline for full consideration: February 24, 2020, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.smith.edu/philosophy/
Contact name Rachel Siegel
Contact email
Contact phone 4135853004
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Time created January 15, 2020, 9:01am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 31, 2020, 1:51pm EST
Last updated January 15, 2020, 9:01am EST
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