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Job ID: 120807

Lecturer of Philosophy
Smith College

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2019
Title Lecturer of Philosophy
University Smith College
Northampton, MA, United States
Department Department of Philosophy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Smith College invites applications for one-year Lecturer position, to begin in July 2019. The successful candidate will also contribute to the Logic Program, co-teaching an interdisciplinary introduction to logic course, set theory, semantics and two additional courses in the philosophy of language or related fields (a 2-3 load). A Ph.D. in Philosophy or relevant field is expected by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College is a member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, offering ample opportunity for collegial interaction with philosophers, logicians and linguists. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Philosophy may be found at

Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one should address teaching). Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2019.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • Smith College is a women’s college enrolling 2,600 undergraduates and is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through diversity.

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Contact Information

  • Rachel Siegel
    Office of Provost
    Smith College
    Northampton, MA


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