Lecturer (FT) - Department of Philosophy at Howard University

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:

Howard University

Department of Philosophy

Lecturer (FT) 2023-24

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position, teaching four courses per semester. Minimum salary is $57,000 for the academic year plus health benefits. Qualified applicants will have a PhD, with a demonstrated track-record of excellence in teaching, and expertise in at least one of the following areas: Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Law and Legal Reasoning, Social or Political Philosophy, African American philosophy, or Applied Ethics. Candidates committed to working with underrepresented students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is currently classified as an R2 research university with aspirations and actions underway to achieve R1 status within the next few years. It is a residential campus of approximately 13,000 students located in the heart of the nation's capital, Washington, DC.

The Department of Philosophy currently consists of seven faculty members, conducting pure and applied research with specializations in Africana Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Law, and Pragmatism. It offers a BA degree in Philosophy and is a leading unit in the Bioethics Interdisciplinary major. In collaboration with the Howard University Law School, the Department also offers a 3+3 BA-JD program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Philosophy from an accredited institution;

  • Record of excellent teaching, and student mentorship; and

  • Effective communication and organizational skills

Complete applications consist of the following:

  1. Cover letter addressing qualifications listed above;

  2. Current curriculum vita;

  3. One-page statement of teaching philosophy outlining experience, including courses taught

  4. Three letters of recommendation that speak to teaching experience and abilities

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to the Department Chair Dr. Jacoby Adeshei Carter, at Jacoby.carter@howard.edu. Completed applications should be submitted to the address above via email.

For full consideration complete applications must be received by March 24, 2023. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Remaining applications will be added to our applicant pool for consideration for future positions. The desired starting date is August 16, 2023. Additional details and information can be found at https://philosophy.howard.edu/.

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.

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