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Lecturer - Philosophy

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Jun 2, 2023

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Lecturer - Philosophy

Knoxville, TN
Open Date:
May 2, 2023

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications for a full-time (100%) Lecturer to begin August 1, 2023. This is a non-tenure-track postdoctoral position and may be renewable for up to three years, contingent upon the Department's staffing needs, support from the College, and evidence of excellent teaching. The position comes with University benefits. The teaching load is 4-4. This is a teaching appointment, and whomever is hired will not be expected to publish while holding this position. Course assignments will depend on departmental needs, but may include such courses as Introduction to Philosophy , Critical Thinking , Professional Responsibility , or Contemporary Moral Problems


Position requires demonstrated excellence in teaching and a PhD in Philosophy at the time of appointment. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a letter of application, along with a C.V., a dossier of teaching accomplishments, including a syllabus, and the names of three references. The candidate may also submit an optional writing sample of 8,000 words or less if they so desire. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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