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Lecturer of Philosophy

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: History and Philosophy
Posting Job Title: Lecturer of Philosophy
Recruitment Type: Non-Tenure Track
Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Philosophy
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/01/2018
Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Ph.D., Philosophy
Successful candidate will be expected to teach general education courses, lower division undergraduate courses required by the major including a course introducing students to methods and themes in comparative philosophy, and some upper division courses as needed by the program. Area of expertise within the history of philosophy broadly construed complementing existing faculty. Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to teach non-western. This is a nine-month, non tenure track position. The position has a 5/4 teaching load. In addition to teaching duties, lecturers are expected to perform some professional service for the department, college and university.Faculty teach courses in a variety of modalities including face-to-face, hybrid and online.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Ph.D., or its foreign equivalent. University teaching experience required. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 10/09/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Susan Rouse
Department of History and Philosophy
402 Bartow Ave. MD 2206
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

Additional Information for Applicants

For full consideration please submit application materials online at by 9 October 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

Application Instructions

Applicant must submit on-line a letter of application, CV, list of references and contact information, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations and teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, statement of research interest, and unofficial transcripts.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000566
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 37095
Departmental/College Overview:

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest college at KSU, enrolling more that 7000 students in 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Department of History and Philosophy is a dynamic department committed to engaged scholarship and excellence in teaching. The department offers a B.A. in History, a B.S. in History Education, and a B.A. in Philosophy. For a detailed description of the University, College, and Department, please visit our web site at

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  6. Sample Syllabi
  7. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  2. Other Documents