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Professorial Lecturer

Department of Philosophy & Religion , American University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS African and Africana philosophy and religion, OR ethics and moral philosophy
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Ethics
AOC comparative ethics, philosophy of religion, social and political philosophy, critical race theory, global ethics
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion
Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 88354
Location Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States
Start date 08/30/2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at American University invites applications for a full-time, academic year appointment in African and African diaspora philosophy and religion, OR ethics and moral philosophy at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 30, 2021. Teaching duties include introductory courses in applied ethics as well as at least one MA-level course in African and African diaspora philosophy and religion OR comparative ethics. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities may include participation in department, school and university activities.

The teaching load for the year is three courses per semester (fall and spring). Funding for research and/or travel to participate in academic conferences is available.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and Religious Studies and graduate degrees in Philosophy, including the M.A. in 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/.

Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D.; however, ABD will be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive for a full-time term appointment. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Please contact Lauren Hughes, Senior Administrative Assistant at [email protected] if you have any questions.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/88354
Email to apply
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/
Contact name Lauren Hughes
Contact email
Contact phone 2028852925
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Time created May 27, 2021, 9:36pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 24, 2021, 1:32pm EST
Last updated June 3, 2021, 1:40pm UTC
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