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Lecturer of Philosophy (Technology/Data/Cybersecurity, Non-Tenure Track)
Old Dominion University

Date Posted Oct. 23, 2023
Title Lecturer of Philosophy (Technology/Data/Cybersecurity, Non-Tenure Track)
University Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Philosophy

Job Description

Old Dominion University’s Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies seeks a full-time Lecturer AOS or AOC in either Philosophy of Technology, Data Ethics, and/or Cybersecurity Ethics. The teaching course load will be 4/4. Successful candidates must be able to teach Data Ethics, Cybersecurity Ethics, and Ethics & Metaethics.

The successful candidate will teach primarily general education philosophy courses, including Introduction to Philosophy and Introduction to Ethics, and may also have opportunities to teach courses in their areas of specialization as needed to complement the department’s existing areas of curricular strength.

ODU has a strong and active commitment to diversity. The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies especially encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups and those with a demonstrated track record of promoting and enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment.

Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Candidates must have compelling evidence of teaching effectiveness and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and inclusive pedagogy.


Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

M.A. in Philosophy, or in a related field (e.g. Science, Technology, and Society) with 18 graduate-level credit hours in Philosophy) is required by the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Philosophy (or in a related field with 18 graduate-level credit hours in Philosophy) is preferred.


Conditions of Employment
Location: Norfolk, VA

Job Open Date: 10/13/2023

Application Review Date: 11/13/2023

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Interested candidates should submit the following to
    1. Cover letter;
    2. Curriculum vitae;
    3. Statement of teaching philosophy;
    4. Sample syllabi and assignments;
    5. Formal (student or peer) evaluations of teaching;
    6. Diversity statement with specific examples of candidates’ activities supporting an inclusive work environment;
    7. Names and contact information for three references; and
    8. Unofficial graduate transcripts.


Applications must be submitted by November 13, 2023 to ensure full consideration. Zoom interviews will be conducted in early December, and the position will remain open until it is filled. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Andrew Kissel (

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