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Part-Time Philosophy Lecturer Position(s)

Position overview

Position title: Part-Time Lecturer
Salary range: $6326.59 per course (pending final budget approval).
Anticipated start: Fall 2021 (9/20/21-12/10/21), Winter 2022 (01/03/2021-03/18/22), Spring 2022 (03/23/2022-06/10/2022)

Application Window

Open date: July 21st, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Aug 23, 2021 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: Friday, Dec 31, 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.

Position description

Department of Philosophy
University of California, Riverside
2021 - 2022

Position(s): Part-Time Philosophy Lecturer Position(s)
Starting Date: Fall 2021 (9/20/21-12/10/21), Winter 2022 (01/03/2021-03/18/22), Spring 2022 (03/23/2022-06/10/2022)

Salary: Salary is $6326.59 per course (pending final budget approval).

Recruitment Description: The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside is seeking to hire part-time Lecturers for AY 2021-22. We anticipate needing to hire instructors for some or all of the courses listed below. Positions are contingent on available funding. Applications for Fall Quarter courses must be received by August 23, for Winter and Spring by October 1. The Fall 2021 schedule is indicated below. Winter 2022 and Spring 2022 schedules are TBD. The initial review of applications will begin on August 23, 2021; applications must be received by then to be assured of consideration.

Courses:
Fall 2021:
Philosophy 9: Intro to Biomedical Ethics [TR 6:30-7:50PM, on-line]
Philosophy 151: Existentialism [TR 12:30-1:50 pm]

Winter 2022:
Philosophy 7: Critical Thinking
Philosophy 112: Mortal Questions
Philosophy 121K: Hume
Philoosphy 134: Philosophy of Mind

Spring 2022:
Philosophy 7: Critical Thinking
Philosophy 161: Ethical Theory
Philosophy 164: Justice

To view complete course descriptions, please visit: http://catalog.ucr.edu

Qualifications:
The position requires a Master’s in a related field and one year of teaching experience at the college level. Advanced graduate work in Philosophy (ABD or Ph.D.) is a preferrred 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, a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, teaching evaluations, and 3 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 https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01435

To ensure full consideration, applications and all supporting material must be received by August 23, 2021.

Department Contact person: Andrews Reath, Department Chair, andrews.reath@ucr.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates 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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The position requires a Master’s in a related field and one year of teaching experience at the college level.

Preferred qualifications

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.

Advanced graduate work in Philosophy (ABD or Ph.D.) is a preferred qualification.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Applicant will upload the names and contact information of three references that assess teaching ability.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01435

Help contact: smithj@ucr.edu

Campus Information

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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates 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.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, California