Instructor (Philosophy)

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
17 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Philosophy has a strong commitment to undergraduate education and aims to prepare students for a wide variety of professional and life goals, including graduate school in philosophy, but also a variety of other fields, including, but not limited to, professional training in law, social work, the health-care professions, or theology, business, and general intellectual flexibility in a changing world. Undergraduates can major in any of General Philosophy; Philosophies and Religions; or Philosophy, Science and Technology concentrations within the Philosophy major. Students can also earn a minor in General Philosophy or Religious Studies. A certificate may also be earned in Philosophy in either Ethics and Society or Global Philosophies and Religions.

The Philosophy Department invites applications for part-time instructors to teach courses in philosophy, logic, and religious studies. These are non-tenure track positions. These are part-time, 10 hour-per-week positions.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

Minimum requirement is an M.A. in philosophy or religious studies.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Experience teaching in higher education. Ph.D. in Philosophy, Logic, Religious Studies, or related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is an open pool that expires at 11:59 pm on December 31, 2018. All applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

A complete application consists of:
1) Cover Letter
2) Current CV
3) List of three references
4) Evidence of effective teaching

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Professional References
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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