Lecturer in Philosophy

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ACH Posting 41718

Philosophy Program – Lecturer, full-time, renewable

The University of West Georgia Philosophy Program invites applications for a Lecturer position beginning August 2019.  Annually renewable based on satisfactory performance evaluation.  AOS and AOC open but the department has an interest in Philosophy of Race.

The University of West Georgia, located 45 minutes west of Atlanta, serves a diverse population of over 13,000 students.  We value inclusiveness, and welcome applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.  We encourage submission of applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups in philosophy.

Five-four teaching load includes lower-division Introduction to Philosophy and Critical Thinking courses, with the possibility of other courses as needed.  No research or service responsibilities.  Semester calendar.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy by time of appointment.  Must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching.  AA/EOE.  Background check required for successful candidate.

Application dossier should include:

  • application letter
  • CV
  • sample syllabi for Introduction to Philosophy and Critical Thinking

All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio.  Follow this link to apply for the position:  http://apply.interfolio.com/58759

Applications should be submitted by March 1, 2019.  Some candidates will be asked to supply additional application materials.  Phone interviews will be conducted later in March.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Walter Riker ([email protected]), Department of English and Philosophy, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia 30118.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

UWG is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.




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Posted: 12/13/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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