Lecturer, Philosophy - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Philosophy Department at Bentley University (Waltham, MA) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position. Start date: Fall 2015. The standard course load for a lecturer is eight courses per year. AOS: Ethics or Applied Ethics. AOC: Ethics or Applied Ethics. The department is looking for an instructor to help staff its Introduction to Philosophy course (which must include substantial coverage of ethics) and its normative courses, especially in applied ethics. In a typical semester, the lecturer will teach three sections of Introduction to Philosophy and one section of an applied ethics course (e.g., Business, Healthcare, or Environmental ethics). There may be an opportunity to teach other courses.

Bentley University is a leader in the fusion of business and arts & sciences education, information technology, and business ethics; the department especially welcomes candidates whose research and teaching builds on these strengths.  

Additional Description of Duties:

The position is a non-tenure-track appointment, renewable yearly, contingent upon satisfactory performance and departmental and institutional need.  

Position Qualifications

Completed PhD required by the start date; competitive salary and full benefit package offered.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

All application materials must be submitted on-line at the following address: https://jobs.bentley.edu.

The following materials are requested: CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample, which can be uploaded using the "Other Document" tab in the "Required Applicant Documents" section. A research statement is optional. You will be asked to provide names and contact information for at least three references. Candidates' letters will be requested automatically upon submission of their applications.

Preference will be given to applications received on or before November 15th, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted at the American Philosophical Association meeting, Eastern Division, Dec. 27-30, 2014. Questions may be directed to Jeffrey Moriarty (jmoriarty@bentley.edu), Department Chair.

NB: the department is hiring for a lecturer position and a tenure-track/tenured position. Candidates who wish to be considered both positions must apply separately to each position.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.  

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  • Philosophy
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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