Lecturer, Philosophy

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Bentley University

Bentley Campus

Job Description Summary
The Philosophy Department at Bentley University (Waltham, MA) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position. Start date: Fall 2021. The position is a continuing non-tenure-track appointment, renewable yearly, contingent upon satisfactory performance and instructional need. The standard course load for a lecturer is eight courses per year. AOS: Open. AOC: Applied Ethics.

The department is looking for an instructor to help staff its courses in applied ethics and other areas of philosophy. We are hoping to hear from dedicated and innovative educators who are committed to excellence in teaching. We have particular instructional needs in environmental, business, and data ethics but would welcome a scholar with a broad teaching portfolio of a practical or theoretical nature. Bentley University's mission is to prepare tomorrow's leaders by providing them with an education that is grounded in the study of both business and the arts and sciences. Of particular interest is a philosopher whose profile relates to this mission and who will contribute to the collegial and collaborative atmosphere of our department and campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

Completed PhD required by the start date

Must be familiar with Blackboard and Zoom or have a willingness to learn. Bentley University makes training available for both platforms.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All application materials must be submitted on-line at the following address: https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/faculty\" target=\"_blank\">https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/faculty.The following materials are requested: cover letter, CV, sample of written work, statement of teaching method, sample material from three courses (e.g., syllabus, handouts and/or slides, exams, or other useful supplementary material), evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations), at least three letters of reference(via email) and a diversity statement that discusses past or future contributions to inclusive excellence in the areas of teaching, research, and/or community engagement.

Please submit your three letters of reference to PhilosophyDeptJobs@bentley.edu.

Preference will be given to applications received on or before March 15th, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom. Questions may be directed to Axel Seemann (aseemann@bentley.edu), Department Chair.

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.


Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.