Lecturer in Philosophy: Bioethics, Existentialism, Political Philosophy

POSITION: Lecturer in Philosophy: The Philosophy program invites applications for a part-time Lecturer in Philosophy. The department has needs in ethics and the history of philosophy for a candidate with substantial training in the continental tradition. Fall 2015 teaching responsibilities will include up to four courses, packaged together from the following: PHIL 2700/Political Philosophy; PHIL 3000/Philosophical Reading and Analysis; PHIL 3050/Existentialism; PHIL 4430/Bioethics. The Spring 2016 assignment may include up to five courses (predominantly upper-division), including PHIL 3400/Ethics and PHIL 4430/Bioethics.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered (MA in Philosophy required, plus completion of all Ph.D. coursework).
QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate’s consideration will be enhanced by evidence of effective teaching at the university level and a Ph.D. in Philosophy.

& DEADLINE: A complete application is required and must include: an application letter addressing the position description and qualifications; photocopies of graduate transcripts; curriculum vita, including the names and contact information for three references; and evidence of successful teaching, including recent teaching evaluations. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. This appointment begins August 19, 2015 and continues through June 1, 2016. Reappointment is contingent on a favorable review and available classes.

Send applications and all correspondence concerning this position vacancy to:
Andy Young, Interim Chair
Dept. of Philosophy & Modern Languages
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Electronic submissions should be sent to: ayoung@csustan.edu

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE: The Department of Philosophy and Modern Languages offers majors in Philosophy and Spanish and partners with the Single Subject Matter Credential Program for teaching credentials in Spanish. To learn more about our programs, please visit our program Web sites at: https://www.csustan.edu/philosophy and https://www.csustan.edu/modern-languages .

CAMPUS & AREA: California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master’s programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.

CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of “The Top Public Universities-Master’s” institutions in the West in its America’s Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

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