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Lecturer

Philosophy Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open, but ability to teach History of Ancient Philosophy highly desired
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Start date August 1, 2021
Job description

The Philosophy Department at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville is now accepting applications for a lecturer position to begin August I, 2021. The candidate should have a terminal degree in Philosophy by the start of the appointment, and the ability to teach History of Ancient Philosophy is highly desirable. This is a one -year, fully-benefitted appointment, with a starting annual salary of $45,000, with possibility of renewal contingent on performance and the department’s staffing needs. UTK has a promotable non-tenure track for those with the promise and commitment to become pedagogical leaders in their discipline, and the successful applicant could eventually be eligible for that track if positions within that track become available in subsequent years.

The successful applicant will normally teach 8 undergraduate courses a year in lower-division courses, split across the Fall and Spring semesters, and capped at 25 students each. The courses can be multiple sections of the same prep.  Information about the department, its programs and its faculty can be found at: https://philosophy.utk.edu/

Review of applications begins on June 4, 2021, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Application materials include: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching statement, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness and (5) three letters of recommendation.

Applications (in one PDF), as well as any questions, should be addressed to Mariam Thalos, professor and head of department, at mthalos@utk.edu.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Applications (in one PDF), as well as any questions, should be addressed to Mariam Thalos, professor and head of department, at mthalos@utk.edu.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: June 4, 2021, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://philosophy.utk.edu/
Contact name Mariam Thalos
Contact email
Contact phone 8653180206
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Scheduled expiry date September 30, 2021, 2:27pm EST
Last updated June 2, 2021, 9:13pm UTC
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