Ethics and Values Lecturer

The Department of Philosophy and Humanities at Utah Valley University invites applications for a position as Ethics and Values Lecturer beginning August 2015. This is a renewable position, contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. AOS: Ethics. Ethics and Values is a sophomore-level general education class required of all students at the university. As an interdisciplinary humanities course, it examines contemporary ethical questions from diverse perspectives. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence at teaching ethics and critical thinking skills to a general audience. Candidates that can bring a multi-cultural perspective to teaching ethics are encouraged to apply. The teaching load is five sections of Ethics and Values each semester on a nine-month contract, with possibilities for upper division teaching. Summer teaching for additional compensation is possible. PhD in philosophy preferred. Candidates must have experience teaching in a college/university setting and show evidence of commitment to teaching. Online teaching experience an asset. Please complete the on-line faculty application at www.uvu.jobs. Candidates should submit a complete dossier on-line, including: cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. Completed application deadline is December 1st to insure full consideration for Eastern APA interviews. Please address inquiries to C. Thi Nguyen at cnguyen@uvu.edu. Located in Orem, Utah, forty miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah Valley University is a growing regional state university of over 30,000 students. UVU offers competitive benefits and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer committed to an inclusive hiring process.