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Assistant Professor - Philosophy & Religion

Austin Peay State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy
AOC Religion
AOC categories Philosophy of Religion
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Clarksville, Tennessee, United States, Clarksville, United States
Start date August 1, 2019
Job description


Position Summary:

Austin Peay State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion. This is a nine-month, tenure track position to begin August, 2019.

Applicants should be prepared to teach courses in both philosophy and religious studies. Applicant should have teaching competence in and be willing to teach courses in Eastern Religions, Western Religions, Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, and other areas which complement the expertise of the two current full-time professors. In addition to effective teaching, demonstrated ability to engage, recruit, and retain students is of central importance, as we seek to expand and bolster our program.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Required Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. in Philosophy with coursework and teaching experience in Religious Studies or Ph.D. in Religion;  

  • ABD will be considered if all requirements are met by date of hire;

  • Evidence of potential ability in academic assignment and/or scholarly and creative achievement, and/or professional contributions and activities;

  • Evidence of good character, mature attitude, and professional integrity;

  • A background search will be required of the successful applicant.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources IT IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR TO MISREPRESENT ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS Austin Peay State University (APSU) does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by APSU. See Non-discrimination Policy.
Web address to apply http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources
Email to apply
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.apsu.edu
Contact name Marian Perron
Contact email
Contact phone 931-221-6295
Time created October 2, 2018, 10:05am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 19, 2019, 4:03pm EST
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