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CLA-N-3246L, Lecturer in Philosophy

Towson University
Towson, Maryland 21252
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Lecturer in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

College of Liberal Arts



The College of Liberal Arts at Towson University invites applications for two non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer positions in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies beginning August 2019.



PhD in philosophy required. ABD candidates may be considered if the doctorate is expected to be completed by June 2019. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly productivity. AOS: Ethics. AOC: Open. We welcome philosophers from any tradition.



Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of eight (8) course units per academic year. Renewable years for three years, and thereafter in increments of three years after a three-year review.


Towson University:

Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.


Application Process:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation by April 5, 2019 to Dr. Makmiller Pedroso, Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, Towson University (mpedroso@towson.edu). Preliminary interview via Skype.


A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.


Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CLA-N-3246L

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Posted: 2019-03-12 Expires: 2019-04-12

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