University of Maryland

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, College Park, MD. For Fall 2021:

Lecturer. AOS: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics or Political Philosophy. AOC: Open.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 3:3 load at the undergraduate level in the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics major, as well as the Philosophy major. The appointment is for two years with possibility of a third. Candidates must have a PhD in Philosophy, Political Science, or a related field by the time the appointment begins, and they must provide evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching. They must be capable of teaching standard courses in political philosophy and either courses in game and decision theory or courses in classics in political economy (e.g., Adam Smith and Karl Marx).

Candidates need to provide a curriculum vitae, cover letter, writing sample, two letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio.

We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to diversity and inclusion. Applicants are asked to summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity in a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Contributions might include leadership in teaching, mentoring, research, or service that has helped to build an equitable and diverse scholarly environment and/or to increase access or participation of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply online, at

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for best consideration materials should arrive by March 22nd.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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