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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

College of Humanities and Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics or social philosophy or political philosophy
AOS categories Philosophy of Social Science
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 9277652
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 15, 2023
Job description


The College of Humanities and Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Philosophy on the tenure track with scholarly expertise in philosophy/ethics starting August 15, 2023. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate Hallmarks Program for General Education and support Honors courses within that program. The successful candidate will produce scholarship and teach general education ethics and philosophy courses in the the undergraduate Hallmarks Program for General Education and support Honors courses within that program. The standard teaching load is 9 credits per semester.


Candidate must have a research doctorate or a foreign equivalent to a U.S. doctoral degree in philosophy or related field. 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. Experience teaching full-time at the University level is preferred. A record of strong scholarship in the candidate’s field(s) of expertise as well as demonstrated engagement in the pedagogy of active student learning is required. Candidates with experience working in an interdisciplinary setting are encouraged to apply.

Thomas Jefferson University – East Falls Campus, founded in 1884, is a fully accredited, private university with 4,000 part- and full-time students from 38 states and 42 countries. The University offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs leading to the Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration and doctoral degrees (Ph.D. and OTD). The University offers career-oriented education that blends liberal and professional studies in a way that enables students to grow as individuals and as highly skilled designers, business leaders, architects, health care professionals and scientists. Visit www.jefferson.edu for more information.

Conditions of Employment

COVID Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson’s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson’s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

How to apply
Application type Online
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: By November 15, candidates should submit in a single PDF a letter of interest describing their educational and professional experiences as they apply to the requirements and duties of the position; a curriculum vitae; statements of diversity, research/practice, and teaching interests; representative publications; and a list of three references with contact information to [email protected] Candidates should also submit an on-line application/CV to: http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.html for Job ID # 9277652 Questions about this position should be addressed to Dean Barbara Kimmelman, Ph.D., at [email protected]
Web address to apply http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.htm
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.htm
Contact name Dean Barbara Kimmelman
Contact email
Time created October 7, 2022, 4:26pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 17, 2022, 12:46am EST
Last updated January 17, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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