In the comments section of our most recent "How can we help you?" post, a Fourth-Year grad student asks:
Discussion of the following might be helpful. So far I have taught intro to philosophy for two semesters. I am a fourth-year Ph.D. Candidate at a so-called top 20 program. I teach at a state school. The first semester I taught, the department didn't review my teaching because of internal issues. This philosophy department is actually brand new. So, I only have a teaching review for one semester. Will the fact that I only have one review even though I've taught two semesters hurt me if I go on the job market this fall?
Although it is not entirely clear whether the reader means student reviews or a faculty review of their teaching (I assumed it is the latter), I think there are some interesting issues to discuss here.