Deadline: July 21, 2016

Dr. Jessica Miller, Philosophy Department Chairperson

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General Description:

The University of Maine Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year, fixed-length non tenure track academic-year appointment as Lecturer, effective August 29, 2016.  Area of specialization is open, but preference for Ethics or Bioethics.  Area of concentration is open.  The successful applicant must be able to teach Biomedical Ethics, Ethical Theory, Contemporary Moral Problems, and Logic.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching load is eight courses split over two semesters.  There are no administrative or service responsibilities. 

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:


  • Demonstrated interest in and successful experience in teaching undergraduate philosophy courses in ethics.
  • Ph.D. or ABD in Philosophy or closely related field. 
  • Demonstrated or potential excellence as an instructor of undergraduate students.
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and electronic communication skills.


To apply:  Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position".  You will need to create a profile and application; upload an application letter describing your experience, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, your cv, and names and contact information for three professional references.  You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.  Incomplete application materials cannot be considered.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Syllabi
  • Teaching Evaluations


Read the full job description and apply online here!

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