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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Providence College, Providence College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Start date August 1, 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for the post of Visiting Assistant Professor, commencing August 2021. The Department has needs in several areas, including: Business Ethics, History of Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Science.

Candidates should either possess a Ph.D. from an accredited institution or have completed requirements for the Ph.D. and be in the process of writing the dissertation. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to and/or experience with engaging diverse students in the classroom and be supportive of the department’s commitment to teaching the history of philosophy. They should also be willing to participate in team- and interdisciplinary teaching, to the College’s Development of Western Civilization Program. The teaching load is four courses per semester, including service courses, with a cap of 25 students per class.   

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.


To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by July 9, 2021. Applicants must apply online at https://careers.providence.edu and submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching materials, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses of at least two reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on their behalf (or the requisite Interfolio information). Inquiries should be addressed to Anthony Jensen, Interim Chair, Department of Philosophy at [email protected]

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://careers.providence.edu
Deadline for full consideration: July 9, 2021, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.providence.edu
Contact name Anthony Jensen
Contact email
Time created June 28, 2021, 9:12pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 23, 2021, 5:06pm EST
Expired on October 23, 2021, 5:46pm EST
Last updated November 23, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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