Saint Joseph’s University, Philosophy, Assistant Professor

Sep 21, 2011 Dec 02, 2011

Pending approval by its Board of Trustees, the Philosophy Department at Saint Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA) is recruiting for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in August 15, 2012. AOS: Ethics; AOC: Applied Ethics. Three undergraduate courses, typically two preps, per semester; advising and committee duties; opportunities for teaching in honors and service-learning programs. Strong evidence of Ph.D. completion by August 15, 2012 is required. Candidates should be prepared to teach multiple sections of our core course, “Moral Foundations,” as well as introductory-level courses in either one of our two additional core areas: Philosophical Anthropology; Faith and Reason. (Please see our department’s website for examples of courses in these areas In addition, candidates should be prepared to teach upper-level courses in one or more areas of applied ethics, e.g., business ethics, bio-medical ethics, environmental ethics.

Essential: a commitment to undergraduate teaching; and the ability to contribute to the mission of a Jesuit Catholic University in a deliberately diverse department. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of effective teaching and the promise of an active scholarly agenda. Salary competitive.

To apply, submit an application letter and CV on-line at St. Joseph's (Select “search jobs” from menu at top, left; then select “tenure track faculty.”)

In addition, please send a letter of application for this position, C.V., evidence of teaching ability, a writing sample, and letters of recommendation to:
Search Committee, Philosophy Department,
Saint Joseph’s University,
5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131.

For full consideration, on-line applications should be completed by Monday November 14th; additional materials mailed to the department should be postmarked by November 14th. Pre-arranged interviews at the Eastern APA meeting.

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

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