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Lecturer or Instructor

Philosophy Program, Department of History, University of South Dakota

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Ethics
AOC Able to teach environmental ethics, logic, or world religions
AOC categories Philosophy of Religion
Logic
Environmental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F00835P
Location Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
Job description

The University of South Dakota invites applications for a full-time, permanent instructor or lecturer of philosophy, beginning in August 2022. This is a teaching-only position with no research component. It will involve teaching nine courses per academic year, including several sections of Introduction to Ethics and occasional electives. Teaching will be both face-to-face and online. Candidates for Lecturer must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment; a lecturer will be elligible for promtion to Senior Lecturer. Candidates for Instructor must hold a Masters in Philosophy by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience in Environmental Ethics, World Religions, or Logic. (There is no expectation, however, that candidates be prepared to teach in all of those areas.)

The contract will specify 90% teaching and 10% service. Teaching will consist of four courses in one semester and five in the other, including several sections of Introduction to Ethics and other philosophy courses, depending on the instructor’s interests and background. The service component will include contributing to recruitment efforts in the philosophy program and developing our degree specialization in Ethics, Law, and Society.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please upload a letter of application, CV, and evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. a teaching portfolio including a teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and sample course descriptions)
Web address to apply https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/25290
Deadline for full consideration: January 16, 2022, 11:59am CST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Zoli Filotas
Contact email
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Time created November 5, 2021, 9:23pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 4, 2022, 7:56pm CST
Last updated November 5, 2021, 9:23pm UTC
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