Lecturer in Philosophy

University of California Santa Barbara Department of Philosophy

Lecturer in Philosophy

Job #JPF02407
  • Philosophy / College of Letters & Science - Humanities and Fine Arts / UC Santa Barbara

Position overview

Salary range: See Table 15 https://ap.ucsb.edu/compensation.and.benefits/ucsb.salary.scales/15.pdf for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $7,147.67-$7,810.56 monthly. Percent appointments may vary.

Application Window

Open date: January 4, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Philosophy at UC Santa Barbara invites applicants for lecturer positions during the academic year, including summer. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Questions about the position may be directed to the Academic Personnel Coordinator at 805-893-7151. More information about our department can be found at www.philosophy.ucsb.edu. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications. The posting will remain open until March 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs.

The pool will close on March 31, 2023; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Masters degree in Philosophy.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

More than one year of teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications

A Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred but not required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.(Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Applicants will be asked to name 3-5 references, and the applicant must request letters to complete their application. The online system will then contact your references with instructions about how to upload their letters.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02407

Help contact: nmaisha@ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA