Lecturer of Philosophy

Smith College
Northampton, MA

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Arts & Humanities, Philosophy & Religion
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Lecturer of Philosophy

Northampton, MA
Open Date:
Jul 21, 2023

The Department of Philosophy at Smith College invites applications for a 1-year, benefits eligible position at the rank of Lecturer, to begin January 1, 2024. The department has curricular needs especially in logic and Buddhist philosophy. Emphasis on the latter reflects the department’s commitment to teaching in multiple philosophical traditions, spanning European and non-European philosophy. Status of ABD in Philosophy is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Philosophy are encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Philosophy may be found at http://www.smith.edu/philosophy/. 

As set forth in our mission and values, Smith College is committed to promoting a culture of  equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy,  genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Application Instructions:

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/128621, including a cover letter; curriculum vitae; teaching statement; teaching portfolio; diversity/inclusion statement (see link); and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which should directly address the candidate’s classroom teaching. Review of applications will begin on August 31, 2023.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.





Working at Smith College 

Founded in 1871, Smith College is the nation's largest liberal arts college for women. The reputation of the College as one of the finest in the country holds strong because of the dedicated work of our staff, faculty, and administration. We are a diverse group bringing to our community different talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strength arises from this diversity and is sustained by a community value of providing an outstanding educational environment for our nearly 2,700 students. Smith College is located in Northampton, a lively town of 30,000 in the Connecticut River valley of western Massachusetts.

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