JOB – Lecturer in Philosophy, Appalachian State

Department of Philosophy and Religion, Appalachian State University

Lecturer in Philosophy/ Fixed term.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University invites applications for a one-year, full-time faculty position at the rank of Lecturer beginning July 1, 2014. AOS is open, but candidate is required to have demonstrated competence to teach Environmental Ethics, Medical Ethics, and an introductory ethics course titled “Philosophy, Society and Ethics”.

Ph.D. in Philosophy preferred, but candidates who are ABD in Philosophy will be considered. M.A. in Philosophy is required. Teaching load is 4 4, and the position comes with full benefits as allowed by the State of North Carolina.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University offers separate B.A. degrees in Philosophy and Religious Studies. Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 17,000 students, primarily bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. Additional information about the Philosophy and Religion Department, university, and the surrounding area is located at and

Applicants must send a complete application consisting of (1) a letter of application discussing teaching and research experience relevant to this position; (2) a current CV; (3) a copy of official transcripts of all graduate work; and (4) at least three letters of reference. Applications in pdf format should be submitted online to Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2013 and will continue until position is filled. Applicants who are short-listed will be asked to submit a writing sample at a later date.