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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Ave Maria University, Ave Maria University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC history of philosophy, philosophy of human nature, ethics, and Thomistic metaphysics
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number
Location Immokalee, Florida, United States
Job description

The Department of Philosophy of Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, Florida invites applications for a full-time position in philosophy at the rank of assistant professor to begin in the fall of 2022. AOS: open. AOC: history of philosophy, philosophy of human nature, ethics, and Thomistic metaphysics. Competitive candidates will be active in research and publishing. Candidates should also understand the nature and purpose of a Catholic liberal arts education and be familiar with and committed to the Catholic Church’s teaching on the mission of Catholic universities as expressed in Ex corde Ecclesiae and its teaching on philosophy as expressed in Aeterni Patris and Fides et ratio.

 Duties include teaching three undergraduate courses per semester and the usual committee work. 

 Ph.D. by August, 2022 is preferred but highly qualified ABD applicants will be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

Application dossier should include: (1) a letter of application; (2) a CV; (3) a writing sample no longer than 25 pages; (4) a 1-2 page personal statement in which the candidates explain (a) the contribution they see themselves making to a Catholic liberal arts university like AMU that is committed to implementing Ex corde Ecclesiae; and (b) how they see their work in philosophy relating to the teaching of Aeterni Patris and Fides et ratio. Candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application. If the reference letters need to be submitted directly by the person providing the reference, please have them sent to Jerilyn Schwarz, Director of Human Resources at [email protected] and she will attach these to your online application.  Only complete applications will be considered. Official transcripts are required for faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. 

Questions may be addressed to Joseph G. Trabbic, Chair of the Department of Philosophy at [email protected]

Submission deadline for full consideration is January 10, 2022.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.  

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

How to apply
Application type Online
Please review specific information found in the job posting for documentation required to be uploaded with your application or emailed to our HR Department.
Web address to apply https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/re...
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 10, 2022, 12:00am EST
Web address for more information http://www.avemaria.edu
Contact name Jerilyn Schwarz
Contact email
Contact phone 239-304-7074
Time created December 2, 2021, 8:14pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 10, 2022, 12:00am EST
Expired on January 11, 2022, 12:46am EST
Last updated January 11, 2022, 5:46am UTC
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