Anticipated Lecturer Position Openings for Philosophy

Paramus, New Jersey
Jul 14, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Teaching and learning are the central function of Bergen Community College, and as such, its faculty plays a central role in supporting and fulfilling the College mission. The faculty has the primary responsibility for developing and carrying out effective instruction, counseling and library services.  Since its founding in 1965, the College has been proud of its mix of tradition and innovation in the process of challenging students to raise questions, examine evidence, validate opinions, make decisions and communicate ideas effectively.

Successful candidates must be able to teach both day and evening classes including weekends, be committed to assessing student success and learning outcomes, assessing and developing new programs/curricula and willing to accept assignments at any of our three locations (Paramus, Hackensack and Lyndhurst).  All positions require excellent organizational and communication skills as well as demonstrated scholarship and professional involvement. 

The Lecturer position is a one semester, full-time, temporary appointment with possibility of renewal.  The salary for Lecturers with a Master’s Degree is $19,307/semester and for those without a Master’s Degree is $18,776/semester.  For all Lecturer positions teaching experience is preferred unless otherwise noted.

Listed below are our anticipated lecturer position openings for Fall 2017.

Philosophy: (Job Code L-PHILOSPHY)

Required: Masters Degree in Philosophy; Ph.D. preferred.

College teaching experience required, preferably including community college teaching experience.  Teach Introduction to Philosophy, Contemporary Moral Issues, Reasoning (informal logic), and Introduction to Logic (symbolic logic) classes.    Ability to teach symbolic logic is a requirement.


Application materials will be accepted until position is filled.  All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code L-PHILOSPHY listed in the subject line of your email), curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, salary requirements, and three professional letters of reference with current contact information.  Send materials by e-mail with the appropriate job code in the subject line to

Bergen Community College

Department of Human Resources

400 Paramus Road, Room A316

Paramus, New Jersey 07652 


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