Lecturer in Philosophy
The Departments of Religion, Philosophy, and Classics in the College of Liberal Arts is seeking to hire a Lecturer in Philosophy. Area of Specialization: Applied Ethics, specifically Professional Ethics and Engineering Ethics; Area of Competence: Metaphysics and Epistemology, including Philosophy of Mind. Introduction to Logic (Critical Thinking) also desirable.
The appointment will be for 3 years, with the possibility of renewal, and the possibility of continuous contract after 7 years. The initial teaching load will be 8 courses over 2 semesters (4-4), with a possible reduction to 7 courses in subsequent years. The faculty will be expected to teach 2-3 sections of “Ethics for Professional Responsibility” each semester, with the remainder of the load being in the faculty’s area(s) of competence. 2 to 3 preparations each semester. Departmental and University service also expected.
Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available during compressed six-week summer sessions.
Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field anticipated by the start date.
The preferred candidate will have specialization in Applied Ethics, specifically Professional Ethics and Engineering Ethics
They will also have prior college-level teaching experience and a commitment to undergraduate student success.
Essential Functions and percent of time: