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Philosophy Lecturer (EXPIRED)

Academic Affairs, Roger Williams University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Contemporary Philosophy
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Contemporary Philosophy
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 81719
Location Bristol, Rhode Island, United States
Start date Academic Year 2017-2018
Job description

About Roger Williams University:
Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In the five years since launching its signature Affordable Excellence initiative, the University has established itself as a leader in American higher education by confronting the most pressing issues facing students and families - increasing costs that limit access to college, rising debt and the job readiness of graduates. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving School of Continuing Studies based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.


Job Description:
Roger Williams University seeks a Lecturer in Philosophy.  This is a non-tenure track position with a 4-4 teaching load.  The term is for academic year 2017-2018, with the possibility of renewal.

Candidates must demonstrate competence in major philosophical areas, with emphasis in contemporary philosophy, including such areas as social justice and applied ethics.

The assignment includes teaching in the interdisciplinary Core/general education program.

 
Requirements:
A Ph.D in Philosophy at the time of appointment.

Demonstrated experience in classroom teaching at the undergraduate level.

A commitment to teaching excellence and evidence that the candidate values interactions with students inside and outside the classroom.

A demonstration of willingness to engage colleagues across disciplines.


Additional Information:
Roger Williams University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.

For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9


Application Instructions:
Qualified applicants should submit materials electronically, including: 1) a letter of intent; 2) a current vita; and 3) names and contact information of at least three references.  

Full consideration given to applications received by March 31, 2017

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://rwu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.j...
Hard deadline March 31, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.rwu.edu
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Time created February 24, 2017, 1:47pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Expired on April 2, 2017, 12:46am EST
Last updated June 2, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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