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Lecturer (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Kansas

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 1005
Location Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Job description

The Philosophy Department at the University of Kansas is recruiting a pool of part- to full-time lecturers to teach a small number of undergraduate courses. Applications will be accepted at any time. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Duties: 

  1. Teach sections of introductory level courses in philosophy, logic, ethics or social and political philosophy and/or higher level courses depending on department needs.
  2. Spend 10 hours (25% appointment) or 20 hours (50% appointment) per week in classroom attendance, teaching, discussion, preparation, record-keeping and consultation with students; holding a minimum of 3 office hours per week.
  3. Administer and grade tests and assignments and turn in final grades.
  4. Adhere to department, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications:

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:

  • Master's degree in philosophy.
  • At least one semester of college teaching experience in philosophy.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

Prior experience teaching philosophy courses at the University of Kansas.   

Salary Range:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience   

FTE:  Varies   

Contact Information For Applicants: 

Cindi Hodges,

Deadline/Review Date:  Ongoing

Estimated Start Date:  Ongoing

pecific Detailed Application Instructions for this Pool: 

A complete electronic application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach, and the names and contact information for three references.   

Application Instructions

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information.  Applications should include all relevant work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume or curriculum vitae (CV).  We strongly encourage applicants to have their cover letter and resume/CV as one document when applying for positions at the University of Kansas.  Once you have completed the application form, you will have the opportunity to attach other documentation in the "My Career Tools" page of the Careers Homepage.  Please click the "Apply Now" link on this job posting to proceed with the online application.  If you have any questions during the application process, please contact us at employ[at]ku.edu or (785) 864-4946.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Kansas - Lawrence, University of Kansas Medical Center, the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and its affiliated locations are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA[at]ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.

Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation in completing the application form or in interviewing. Please notify Human Resources at (785) 864-4946 in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline May 9, 2013, 6:06pm CST
Web address for more information https://recruiting.ku.edu/
Contact name Cindi Hodges
Contact email
Contact phone 785-864-2334
Time created October 18, 2012, 9:59pm EST
Scheduled expiry date February 15, 2013, 3:59pm CST
Expired on May 10, 2013, 11:06pm CST
Last updated May 11, 2013, 12:06am EST
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