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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Assumption University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 23-79
Location Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Assumption University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek applicants well-versed across the history of philosophy, articulate about the nature and importance of liberal education and the Catholic intellectual tradition, and dedicated to deepening and broadening their learning through teaching, scholarship, and collegiality. The successful applicant will teach philosophy courses in our core curriculum, including an introduction to philosophy and some of our secondary courses in ethics, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of nature, and philosophy of God. The successful candidate will also be able to teach more advanced courses in our major and minor programs. Our courses are anchored in a selection of primary sources from the philosophical tradition.


Ph.D. expected prior to appointment.

Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, as well as active and promising scholarly achievement. Area of specialization and areas of competence are open; 4/3 course load; undergraduate; usual non-teaching duties; competitive salary and benefits.

  Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Interested candidates should upload (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a CV, (3) the names and contact information for three people willing to provide letters of recommendation, (4) teaching evaluations, (5) a writing sample, (6) a personal statement describing (a) their understanding of excellent teaching of philo-sophy at a school like Assumption and (b) their understanding of and desire to support the mission of the university, and (7) unofficial copies of transcripts. In the cover letter, we invite candidates to describe their experiences working with a diverse student body. Materials must be submitted online as MS Word documents or PDF files at the following website: www.assumption.edu/hr. To receive full consideration for the position, applications must be received by December 8, 2023. We expect to conduct interviews with semi-finalists via Zoom mid-January 2024. Finalists will be asked to provide official transcripts of academic work from all degree-granting institutions. Any inquiries may be sent to search committee’s chair: Prof. Samuel Stoner | [email protected]
Web address to apply http://www.assumption.edu/hr
Hard deadline December 8, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Contact name Professor Samuel Stoner
Contact email
Time created September 21, 2023, 6:45pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 8, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Expired on December 10, 2023, 12:46am EST
Last updated February 9, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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