Coastal Carolina University — Lecturer of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time lecturer in philosophy. AOS: open, areas of teaching competency: applied ethics (especially business ethics), introduction to philosophy, introduction to ethics, logic and critical thinking. The teaching load is five course sections per semester. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in philosophy and may teach courses related to the candidate’s expertise or to fulfil the department’s needs.

The department is committed to a teacher-scholar model, and candidates should discuss evidence of both teaching excellence and self-reflective pedagogy in their letters of application. Candidates should also prepare a diversity statement that outlines their experience and goals for promoting an inclusive learning environment that facilitates the success of all students, including marginalized and underserved communities, as well as evidence of how they address issues of diversity and inclusion as related to teaching philosophy. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment in August 2022.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Candidates should submit the following items electronically at A letter of application addressing the qualifications specified in this advertisement, a current CV, the names and contact information for three professional references, a diversity statement, transcripts and at least two sample syllabi for Introduction to Philosophy, Logic and/or Critical Thinking, Introduction to Ethics, or Business Ethics.

Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Renée Smith, (, Search Committee Chair and Professor of Philosophy.