The Department of Philosophy and Humanities is accepting applications for a Full-time lecturer in Philosophy, beginning August 15, 2024. Teaching duties will be a 4-4 load of philosophy courses, primarily sections of a course in the General Education Core called Science and the Modern World. The course is intended to introduce predominantly B.S. students in the College of Arts and Sciences to some fundamental concepts in the philosophy of science, while also teaching them to think critically about how special interest groups can undermine scientific conclusions. The contract is renewable but is not a tenure-track position.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:

  • Paid time off & leave
  • 17 paid holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Health and life insurance
  • Retirement
  • Access to University facilities and services and much more!

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • AOS: Open
  • AOC: Philosophy of Science

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 18 or more graduate credits in Philosophy at time of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.A. in Philosophy at the time of appointment
  • Evidence of good teaching ability in relevant areas

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete the online application, and submit a CV, cover letter, and evidence of teaching experience and ability. Applicants without an MA in Philosophy will be required to submit a copy of their transcripts to be considered for interviews.

In addition, please provide the names and email addresses of three references. Please double-check all information, as it cannot be corrected once submitted. We recommend that you contact references in advance to ensure their willingness to complete the reference process. If your references are unable to use the electronic system to submit a letter of recommendation, you may advise them to send the letter directly to: David Harker, Chair of the Department of Philosophy & Humanities at ETSU, [email protected].

ETSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.