Part-Time Instructor of Philosophy - Social & Political Philosophy (Fall 2020 semester)

Syracuse University
  • Location
    Syracuse, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Jul 23

Position description

The Philosophy Department in the College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University seeks part-time instructors of Philosophy to teach a section of PHI 175, Social & Political Philosophy, a 3 credit course during Spring semester 2020.

Course description: Classical and contemporary readings on basic topics in social and political philosophy; political obligation and authority, justice and basic rights, liberty and equality, the justification of democracy.


ABD or PhD in Philosophy


The duties associated with the teaching assignment include:

  • Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
  • Preparation of lectures.
  • Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.
  • Submitting completed final grades according to University regulations.
  • Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
  • Providing department forms for student evaluations.
  • Building a positive rapport with students and other faculty.

Application instructions

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