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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, St. Mary’s University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States
Job description

St. Mary's University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy beginning August 2022 for a one-year appointment. Area of Specialization is open and Area of Competency is open. Candidates for the position should have a PhD in Philosophy from an accredited institution. ABD candidates who are expected to receive their doctorate before the start of the appointment will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four classes in fall semesters and four classes in spring semesters for the Department of Philosophy. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching introduction to philosophy and ethics, both of which are required courses for St. Mary's core curriculum. Additional duties include holding office hours and advising students. Research and publications are valued but not required for this position.

St. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence: www.stmarytx.edu/about. St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest and continues to advocate the Marianist mission. St. Mary's enrolls approximately 3500 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate is expected to support and contribute to the University's Marianist educational mission: "St. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence." 

St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply. The successful applicant need not be Latinx but must have experience with Latinx students and have an articulated plan for teaching from a culturally responsive perspective.

To apply for the position, the employment application must be submitted at http://stmarytx.applicantpro.com/jobs/ along with following supporting documents: (1) a cover letter addressing the applicant's interest in position, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) official graduate transcripts confirming the doctoral degree, (4) a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) a sample of scholarly writing. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted to the Chair of the Philosophy Department, Dr. J. Colin McQuillan, at [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://stmarytx.applicantpro.com/jobs/
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: July 24, 2022, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://stmarytx.applicantpro.com/jobs/
Contact name J. Colin McQuillan
Contact email
Contact phone 2104363005
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Time created July 7, 2022, 3:41pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 2, 2023, 8:12pm CST
Last updated July 7, 2022, 3:41pm UTC
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