Howard University, Philosophy

Position ID:Howard University-Philosophy-LECTURER [#21291]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Subject Area: Philosophy / Philosophy
Appl Deadline:2022/03/21 11:59PMhelp popup* filled (posted 2022/02/25, listed until 2022/08/25)
Position Description:    

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Howard University Department of Philosophy Lecturer (FT) 2022-23

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position, teaching four courses per semester. Qualified applicants will have a PhD, with a demonstrated track-record of excellence in teaching, and expertise in at least one of the following areas: Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Law and Legal Reasoning, Social Epistemology, African American philosophy, or Applied Ethics (esp. Bioethics or Environmental Ethics), Philosophy of mind (esp. Artificial Intelligence). Candidates committed to working with underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is currently classified as an R2 research university with aspirations and actions underway to achieve R1 status within the next few years. It is a residential campus of approximately 12,000 students located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

The Department of Philosophy currently consists of seven faculty members, conducting pure and applied research with specializations in Africana Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Law, and Pragmatism. It offers a BA degree in Philosophy and is a leading unit in the Bioethics Interdisciplinary major. In collaboration with the Howard University Law School, the Department also offers a 3+3 BA-JD program.

Required Qualifications:

• Earned Master's degree in Philosophy from an accredited institution; • Record of excellent teaching, and student mentorship; and • Effective communication and organizational skills

Complete applications consist of the following: 1) Cover letter addressing qualifications listed above; 2) Current curriculum vita; 3) One-page statement of teaching philosophy outlining experience, including courses taught 4) Three letters of recommendation that speak to teaching experience and abilities

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to the Department Chair Dr. Jacoby Adeshei Carter, at Completed applications should be submitted electronically at:

Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration complete applications must be received by March 7, 2022. The desired starting date is August 16, 2022. Additional details and information can be found at

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.

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