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Part-Time Philosophy Lecturer Position(s)

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 30th, 2018
Last review date: August 30th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 31st, 2018
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.


The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside is seeking to hire part-time Lecturers to teach PHIL 003/003W: Ethics and the Meaning of Life.

Salary will be approximately $6,082 per course and is subject to budgetary approval.

The fall schedule can be found at Winter 2019 and Spring 2019 schedules are pending. To view complete course descriptions, please visit:

The initial review of applications will begin on September 1, 2018 and may continue until filled.

Applications received by August 30th will receive full consideration. Apply at:

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

Preferred Qualifications: This position requires a Master’s Degree in a related field and one year of teaching experience at the university level. Priority will be given to candidates who have done advanced graduate work in Philosophy. A Ph.D. or ABD in Philosophy preferred.

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.

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, a statement of teaching interests, teaching evaluations, and the names of three references who can attest to teaching ability. Only contact information for references is needed. The Department will solicit the references provided to verify final candidates if necessary.

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The University of California, Riverside is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity 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.

To ensure full consideration, applications and all supporting material should be received by August 30, 2018.

Department Contact person: Jozef Muller, Search Committee Chair,

Job location

Riverside, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching/Teaching Experience

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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