Position Overview & Responsibilities

The Department of Philosophy invites applications to teach two sections of PHL1000 Introduction to Philosophy or PHL2020 Perspectives on the Good Life as an Adjunct Instructor for Fall Semester 2022. The semester begins on Monday, August 29, 2022.


  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, with college-level teaching experience.
  • Understanding and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion in undergraduate curriculum.
  • Experience using Canvas.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, a CV, the names of three (3) professional references, and a sample syllabus. Applications will be reviewed until sections are filled.

Statement on Our Mission

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a community that is culturally, intellectually, and racially diverse. Our mission is to enlighten minds, encourage hearts, and empower lives, and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue. We seek candidates who understand, respect, and enhance our Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience involving equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith, and our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Vaccinations & Remote Work:

This is an on-campus position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community. Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About Merrimack College

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, co-educational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 260-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest-growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 07/12/2022