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Assistant Professor in Philosophy/Catholic Studies

BA in Catholic Studies, Newman Theological College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Thomas Aquinas and/or Thomism
AOS categories Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
AOC History of Philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Start date Prior to September 2021
Job description

Newman Theological College in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada invites applications for a full-time continuing faculty member to teach in the College’s new BA program in Catholic Studies. This is a “Great Books” program in which many of the courses require Professors to teach from primary sources in dynamic seminars using Socratic pedagogy. For a description see: https://www.newman.edu/BACath .


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in philosophy with specialization related to St. Thomas Aquinas or Thomistic philosophy. A demonstrated competence in the major areas of the history of philosophy is necessary. The successful candidate will be comfortable with teaching a broad range of undergraduate courses in keeping with the aims and methods of the program. The teaching load is 3/2.


Applicants should demonstrate a potential for successful academic research and peer reviewed publication as well as having a passion for disseminating his or her research to the wider public.


Given the nature of this program applicants should be practicing Catholics and demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to the College’s mission and its role as an institution within the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton, Canada, working in partnership with St. Joseph Seminary.


Review of applications will begin Dec. 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


Please send a cover letter, C.V., two letters of recommendation and a one page statement of teaching philosophy that addresses how you would contribute to the unique features of this program to HR@newman.edu . Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee and Academic Dean Dr. Ryan Topping at ryan.topping@newman.edu .

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Please send a cover letter, C.V., two letters of recommendation and a one page statement of teaching philosophy that addresses how you would contribute to the unique features of this program to HR@newman.edu . Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee and Academic Dean Dr. Ryan Topping at ryan.topping@newman.edu .
Web address to apply https://www.newman.edu/AboutUs/CareersandVolunteer...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2020, 12:00am MST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.newman.edu/AboutUs/CareersandVolunteer...
Contact name Dr. Ryan Topping
Contact email
Contact phone 780-392-2444
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Scheduled expiry date May 3, 2021, 1:25pm MST
Last updated October 15, 2020, 3:32pm EST
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