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Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Honors (Philosophy)

Merrimack College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, Other Humanities, Philosophy, Religion, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Merrimack College is a selective, private college in a beautiful, residential setting — just minutes from Boston, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The Honors Program at Merrimack College invites applications for a position as a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Non-Tenure Track, open-ended term, with a focus on Philosophy and Social Justice beginning in Fall 2022. This is a one-year position with the possibility of a multiple-year renewal.

The successful applicant will teach three classes per semester and assist with Honors advising, participate in the daily undertakings of the Program, and help with light co-curricular duties. In addition to teaching sections of our introductory level philosophy courses, candidates may also be able to teach sections of Introduction to Social Justice (an interdisciplinary course), or other philosophy courses. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a successful track record of working with and inspiring college-age students, who will work well both individually and as part of a small team and will participate in regular pedagogy training. Creative teaching, leadership ability, and professionalism are essential.

  • A Ph.D. in Philosophy, preferably with a specialization in social or political philosophy, or a related field.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication and interpersonal relationships.
  • Understanding of and experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in undergraduate education.
Application Materials Should Include:
  • Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Teaching Statement.
  • Syllabi and teaching evaluations for courses taught.
  • Sample syllabus for introductory-level philosophy course(s).
To Apply:

Interested applicants should apply using the links below or online through
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