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Lecturer I (3YR) Philosophy (EXPIRED)

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Edinburg, Texas, United States
Start date September 2018
Job description


Lecturer I (3YR) Philosophy/College of Liberal Arts

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-RIO GRANDE VALLEY (UTRGV). Rank: Full-time, three-year lecturer in Philosophy with anticipation of renewal. The Department of Philosophy at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a pluralistic department that seeks candidates who are outstanding teachers for a three-year renewable position. AOS: Open AOC: Open. We seek candidates who can inspire students to minor, major, or double-major in Philosophy by teaching some of our most popular core courses: Intro to Philosophy; Critical Thinking; Ethics, Happiness, & The Good Life; and Ethics, Technology, & Society. We also seek candidates who can contribute to our strengths in Latin American Philosophy, Borderlands Philosophy/Spirituality, Social and Political Philosophy, Critical Philosophy of Race/Gender/Class, Philosophy of Science, Applied Ethics, and/or Religious Studies. While this is primarily a teaching position, we are especially interested in candidates with experience in or who can demonstrate potential for program building in philosophy and/or religious studies, community engagement, outreach, and/or contributing to the bilingual, bicultural, biliterate mission of UTRGV, which is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a 90% Hispanic student body. Complete application includes letter of interest, CV, list of three references, teaching statement, mock syllabus, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Application deadline February 22, 2018.

UTRGV faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV’s vision, mission and core priorities (http://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/strategic-plan/index.htm).

For complete position description visit: http://careers.utrgv.edu 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/16973
Hard deadline February 22, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://careers.utrgv.edu/
Contact name Greg Gilson
Contact email
Time created February 7, 2018, 10:19am EST
Scheduled expiry date February 22, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Expired on February 24, 2018, 12:46am CST
Last updated April 26, 2018, 3:00pm EST
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