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Part-time Lecturer Introduction to Philosophy
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 9, 2023
Title Part-time Lecturer Introduction to Philosophy
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: Philosophy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2023
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach two sections of Introduction to Philosophy, to be offered in the 2023 fall semester, with the possibility of teaching up to three more sections of that course in the 2024 spring semester.


A PhD in Philosophy, and teaching experience, are required. Because Introduction to Philosophy satisfies a college writing requirement, experience in teaching writing skills is strongly preferred.

Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at:   

Please submit a letter of application that briefly describes your research and teaching experience, a CV, a writing sample, and two letters of recommendation sent directly to Interfolio by recommenders. If available, please also submit teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching skills. Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration applicants should apply by March 15, 2023.

Please address questions via e-mail, using the subject line “Lecturer Search,” to department administrator Jaouad Elkamouss:

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

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