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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Salve Regina University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Metaphysics and/or epistemology
AOS categories Metaphysics and Epistemology
AOC Should also include ethics, logic, and medieval philosophy
AOC categories Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Start date January 1, 2013 or possibly September 1, 2013
Job description

Salve Regina University, ranked among the best institutions of higher education in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, is seeking applicants for faculty positions for September 2013. A Catholic Liberal Arts University founded by the Sisters of Mercy and located in scenic Newport, Rhode Island, Salve Regina offers challenging academic programs in a highly supportive environment and an innovative core curriculum that provides students with a solid foundation and broad perspective. The historic, 75-acre campus enrolls approximately 2,500 men and women and offers associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees, the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, and the Ph.D. in Humanities. Its mission stresses preparation for responsible citizenship through the pursuit of wisdom and the promotion of universal justice.

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in January 1, 2013 or possibly September 1, 2013. The teaching load is 4/3, which may include courses in the University’s interdisciplinary Core Curriculum.


A PhD in philosophy by the effective date of employment is required.

Desired area of specialization: metaphysics and/or epistemology. Areas of competence should also include ethics, logic, and medieval philosophy. The candidate should be well grounded in Western philosophy, the Catholic intellectual tradition, and have the ability to teach in a non-western area. Expertise in Asian philosophy is particularly desired. Commitment to and demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching and scholarship is required. A record of publication will be an asset. Support for the University’s Catholic mission is expected. There may be opportunities to teach courses in the University’s new Global Studies major, Pell Honors Program, and summer study abroad. The applicant should be willing to advise undergraduate students, serve on various university committees, and contribute to student learning assessment.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including: health and dental coverage, life insurance, long-term disability, 403B plan, tuition benefits and more. Salve Regina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University actively seeks diversity among its employees.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 30, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://salve.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails...
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Time created September 26, 2012, 6:34pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 30, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 30, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Last updated October 24, 2012, 6:54pm EST
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