Philosophy, Lecturer or Faculty-in-Residence
University of Nevada Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Lecturer or Faculty-in-Residence in the Department of Philosophy (13199).

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

The successful candidates shall teach 4 courses per semester in the Department of Philosophy, including several sections of reasoning and critical thinking. Some student advising and upper-division teaching will also be expected, depending upon departmental needs. This position is not tenure-eligible, though the successful applicant shall also be expected to be an active member of the department of philosophy, and as such, to undertake service obligations and to maintain engaged in philosophical research.

Three years teaching at the university level required, including significant experience teaching reasoning and critical thinking. Ability to teach a wide range of upper-division courses strongly preferred. The minimum requirement for a position as faculty-in-residence is a Ph.D in philosophy from a regionally accredited college or university. The minimum requirement for a position as lecturer is an M.A. in philosophy from a regionally accredited college or university (ABD preferred).

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, detailed C.V., and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on March 6, 2013, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to David Beisecker, Chair, Department of Philosophy, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or

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