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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Saint Joseph's College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC candidates who can teach in the history of Western philosophy; an ability to teach a variety of ethics courses is also desirable
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Standish, Maine, United States
Job description

Saint Joseph’s College, located in Standish, Maine, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Philosophyto begin in August, 2019. Ph.D. preferred/ABD considered.  AOS: Open; AOC: Open. The teaching load is 3/3 (24 credit hours per year), which will include multiple sections of the College’s required philosophy course, “Human Nature and Ethics,” and several electives.

The areas of specialization and competence are open, but we are looking for candidates who can teach in the history of Western philosophy, and an ability to teach a variety of ethics courses is also desirable. Apart from demonstrating outstanding teaching, this individual will be expected to pursue an active program of scholarship and offer regular service to the department and Saint Joseph’s College. 

Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph’s College. 

Saint Joseph’s College, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is a Catholic liberal arts college enrolling roughly 1000 students of all faiths on campus in the traditional 4-year college, while another 2,400 working adults take online courses from locations throughout the country and the world. The beautiful 430 acre campus is located on Sebago Lake, one half hour from Portland, Maine and two hours from Boston. 

Saint Joseph’s College is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees. We have been recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Saint Joseph's College successfully earned a Bronze STARS award from the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability of Higher Education (AASHE). The STARS assessment enables the College to plan our goal of carbon neutrality on campus by 2036.  

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Please complete our online application by visiting www.sjcme.edu and clicking on “Careers at SJC”. Please complete the application, to include: (a) cover letter; (b) CV; (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness; (d) a sample of scholarly work; (e) unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required from finalists); and (f) three confidential letters of recommendation. Read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement.  Any questions, as well as confidential letters of recommendation, may be directed to Dr. Walter Ludwig, Chair of the Philosophy Department at wludwig@sjcme.edu.. 

To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit their materials by November 1. Video/phone interviews will be held in late November or early December.

Saint Joseph’s College is an EEO employer. 

Specific questions may be emailed to: sjcemployment@sjcme.edu or call 207-893-7757.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/re...
Hard deadline November 1, 2018, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.sjcme.edu
Contact name Walter Ludwig
Contact email
Contact phone 207-893-7757
Time created October 1, 2018, 12:22pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2018, 11:59pm EST
Last updated October 1, 2018, 4:41pm EST
Last update notification
Deadline has been changed to Nov 1. Apologies for any inconvenience.
October 1, 2018, 2:47pm EST

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