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Harvard University Lecturer in Philosophy in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Lecturer in Philosophy

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Philosophy

Position Description

The Department of Philosophy seeks applications for a lecturer in Philosophy. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1st, 2024. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching the equivalent of four undergraduate courses. Areas of Specialization ( AOS ) and Areas of Competence ( AOC ) are open, but the department has particular teaching needs in early modern philosophy, philosophy of race, general philosophy of science, philosophical issues concerning artificial intelligence, and ancient Chinese philosophy.

The position is for one year.


faculty, instructor

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Fields: philosophy

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in Philosophy or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Candidates are encouraged to apply by March 1, 2024; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Sample Syllabus

  • Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate‚Äôs application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

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Contact Information

Emily Ware

25 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5


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