Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Social Inquiry

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 17, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


  • Teach five courses (15 credits) per semester (with possibility of reassignment of a portion of the semester-credits for engagement in service to the minor and department) using a combination of face-to-face and online modalities
  • Develop, revise and maintain curriculum in the Philosophy program, including new hybrid modalities
  • Provide service to the Philosophy minor, including assessment, annual reports, representing minor to other departments and students, and contributing to individually designed majors


  • M.A. or Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field earned by August 25, 2021
  • Area of Specialization in any field of philosophy, excluding Political Theory and Ethics
  • Ability to teach broadly in a variety of fields of Philosophy, such as Epistemology, Logic, Philosophy of Science
  • Experience teaching at the University level or potential for teaching introductory and upper-level courses in philosophy, and interdisciplinary contributions to the university curriculum
  • Willingness and interest in utilizing technology in the classroom and willingness to design and develop online classes
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with any of the diverse identities and experiences (cultural, heritage, racial, ethnic, gender, religious, socioeconomic, varying abilities, etc.) representing our campus community


  • Background and interest in Feminist, Non-Western, Indigenous and/or Global Philosophies
  • Willingness to engage students in experiential learning, including community-based research
  • Interest or experience in collaborating across disciplinary borders

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the public liberal arts mission and to quality teaching and learning methods. The successful candidate must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate issues of inclusive excellence and diversity within their curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.

SALARY: UW-S offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance coverage for domestic partners and their eligible dependents.

STARTING DATE: August 25, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at UW-Careers (