Review of Applications Begins August 17, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications will include the following attachments:
Letter of interest;
Contact information for 3 references (references will be contacted to request letters of recommendation);
Writing sample (at least 20 pages) focused on AOS; and
Diversity and Equity Statement.
Department Summary Living, integrated pluralism characterizes philosophy at the University of Oregon. Offering undergraduate (B.A., B.S. and minors in Philosophy and in Ethics) and graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) degrees, the department is home to ongoing dialogues and inquiries across philosophical perspectives and academic disciplines. The department is especially known for its expertise in American philosophy, Continental philosophy, feminist philosophy, Latin American philosophy, philosophy of race, philosophical psychology, and environmental philosophy.
Our graduate program produces first-rate scholars and teachers with a strong foundation in the history of philosophy, a well-rounded preparation in the diverse concerns of contemporary philosophy, and the skills to communicate effectively across different traditions and schools of thought. Our graduates have an established track-record of successful placement in tenure-track positions at liberal arts colleges and research universities.
Our thriving undergraduate program, with over 200 majors and minors, is one of the largest in the nation. We encourage our students to become engaged, reflective citizens and lifelong learners while preparing them for graduate study or careers in government, law, the non-profit sector, or business. Our undergraduate program emphasizes the skills of critical reflection, written and oral communication, and creative problem-solving.
Position Summary The Philosophy Department at the University of Oregon invites applications for a part-time Pro Tem Lecturer position in winter and spring 2020 with possibility of a renewal for the whole academic year 2020-21 pending successful performance and budget approval. AOS: Modern Philosophy and German Idealism, AOC: open, but the department has needs in Analytic Philosophy and Critical Theory and seeks candidates able to collaborate with faculty working in and across Continental, Feminist, American, Analytic, Latin American and Latinx Philosophies, Philosophies of Race and Ethnicity, Philosophy of Technology, Ethics, and Environmental Philosophy.
The UO is on the academic quarter system. Teaching load in winter and spring will be two courses per term at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Minimum Requirements • PhD at time of appointment.
Professional Competencies • The successful candidate will be expected to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications • Previous experience, training, and/or teaching experience in Philosophy-related areas preferred.
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