Instructor, Instructor, Philosophy, Multi-year Renewable - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teaching assignment may include the following: Introduction to Philosophy; Introduction to Ethics, Critical Thinking, and introductory political philosophy.

The Department of Philosophy at The University of Alabama is searching for a philosopher to fill a three-year renewable instructorship, beginning August 16, 2015. The instructorship is non-tenure-earning, but is renewable based on need, funding and performance. Courses to be taught may include Introduction to Philosophy; Introduction to Ethics, Critical Thinking, and introductory political philosophy. Ph.D. strongly preferred; evidence of teaching excellence required. To apply for the position, go to Application materials will be accepted until position is filled; departmental review of applications will begin June 15. Finalists may be interviewed by phone.

Additional Position Information

When feasible, the teaching assignment will involve no more than two preparations per semester.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit (i) a CV that includes a list of graduate courses completed, (ii) documentation of teaching experience and excellence (upload to “other doc 1” tab), plus (iii) three letters of recommendation. The first two documents must be uploaded to the UA job website. The letters of recommendation should be sent by email to or hard copies may be mailed to: Julianne Wilson, Depatment of Philosophy; Box 870218; The University of Alabama; Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0218.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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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:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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