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Lecturer - Philosophy

University of West Georgia
Job Location:
Carrollton, Georgia

Job ID: 233180

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Department Information

The University of West Georgia Philosophy Program is a strong team-oriented program and we value inclusiveness. We welcome applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. We encourage submission of applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups in philosophy.

Job Summary

The Philosophy Lecture position has a 4/4 teaching load on a semester calendar, with minimal service and research expectations. Teaching is primarily in our Philosophy Core Curriculum (especially Introduction to Philosophy and Critical Thinking); the Lecturer may periodically be asked to teach upper-level courses, including Professional Ethics, as needed. Promotion to Senior lecturer may be awarded with a proven teaching, service and professional activity/achievement record. The Philosophy Lecturer Position may be renewable annually based on satisfactory performance evaluation.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. at time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Area of specialization and area of competence open. Teaching competence in professional ethics preferred.

Proposed Salary

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Documents to Attach

Curriculum vitae, cover letter, and sample syllabus for Introduction to Philosophy. ¿¿All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio.

Contact information for reference list names, email addresses, and phone number.

Apply Before Date

October 15, 2021

Conditions of Employment

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It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

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