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Lecturer - Department of Philosophy - Ethics, or Analytic Philosophy, or 19th and 20th C. European Philosophy

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 15th, 2020

Last review date: Saturday, Aug 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Apr 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Recruitment Description: The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside is seeking to hire part-time Lecturers for AY 2020-21. We anticipate needing to hire instructors for some or all of the courses listed below. Positions are contingent on available funding, and applicants must have the ability to teach remotely as needed. The Fall 2020 schedule is indicated below. Winter 2021 and Spring 2021 schedules are TBD. The initial review of applications will begin on August 15, 2020; applications must be received by then to be assured of consideration.

Position(s): Part-Time Philosophy Lecturer Position(s)
Starting Date: Fall 2020 (9/28/20-12/22/20), Winter 2021 (01/04/2021-03/23/21), Spring 2021 (03/29/2021-06/15/2021)

Salary: Based on rate of approximately $6263.00 per course.

Fall 2020:

Philosophy 5: Evil. [MWF 10-10:50 am]
Philosophy 118: Personal Identity [TR 3:30-4:50 pm]

Winter 2021:

Philosophy 130: Epistemology
Law and Society 193: Senior Seminar

Spring 2021:

Philosophy 3: Ethics and the Meaning of Life
Philosophy 8: Introduction to Formal Logic
Philosophy 10: Language, Mind and Reality

To view complete course descriptions, please visit:

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher, and one year of teaching experience at the collegiate level. Advanced graduate work in Philosophy (ABD or Ph.D.) is a preferred qualification.

UCR is a world‐class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first‐ generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Duties: Undergraduate teaching of the course listed above.

Application Procedure: Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence , teaching evaluations, and three names of references which can attest to teaching experience. Only contact information for references is needed. The Department will solicit the references provided in APRecruit to verify final candidates if necessary.

Applications and materials will be submitted using UCR’s on‐line application system located at:

To ensure full consideration, applications and all supporting material should be received by August 15, 2020.

Department Contact person: Andrews Reath, Committee Member/Department Chair,

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)