Lecturer - Philosophy

Gainesville FL
Oct 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Lecturer - Philosophy

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment in Philosophy at the rank of Lecturer, with primary area of specialization in Metaphysics and/or Epistemology. Candidates must hold the Ph.D. by the starting date August 16, 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to 1) teach six courses per academic year, and 2) provide service to the department, and the university.

The role of lecturers is highly valued by the department and the university. To encourage and facilitate their professional development, lecturers at the University of Florida are eligible for promotion through the ranks of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Master Lecturer.

The Department is genuinely committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of culture and social opportunities.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree in Philosophy, with a primary specialization in metaphysics and/or epistemology.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Philosophy, and a primary specialization in metaphysics and/or epistemology. Candidates must hold the Ph.D. by the starting date.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ (search job 504982) and must include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample, (4) a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi), (5) the names and email addresses for three references. After initial review, letters of recommendation will be requested for selected applicants. Review of applications begins November 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration applications should be completed by that date.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws.

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