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Philosophy Full-time Lecturer (Non-Tenure Track)

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Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Philosophy
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The Philosophy Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston ( invites applications for a full time non-tenure-track Lecturer position starting September 1, 2019. The benefited position is a one-year, renewable contract to teach four courses per semester. Contract renewal and promotion are solely based on teaching and relevant service and there is no expectation of research contributions in evaluating performance. However, non-tenure-track faculty play a prominent role in the department, often contributing to its intellectual life.

Applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy conferred by no later than 9/1/2019. Successful candidates will have more than a year’s teaching experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and the ability to teach Phil 100 (Introduction to Philosophy), Phil 108 (Moral and Social Problems), and Phil 207G (The Meaning of Life). Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching a diverse student population (in terms of race, ethnicity, age, language, and economic background). Applications from members of groups of under-represented in the discipline are strongly encouraged.

Applicants must submit the following materials online: a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, student evaluations, and three teaching letters of recommendation. Candidates may also submit other evidence of teaching excellence, such as student letters, teaching awards, or other relevant materials. The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

For more information, please contact Danielle Bromwich at

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