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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Creighton University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS History of Ancient Philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 220727
Location Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Start date August 2023
Job description

The Creighton University Department of Philosophy is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Philosophy specializing in the History of Ancient Philosophy.

This is a tenure-track position specializing in the History of Ancient Philosophy. The department also has teaching needs in Environmental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, History of African/Africana Philosophy, History of Latin American Philosophy, and Philosophy of Emerging Technology.

All faculty teach undergraduate courses in the University Core Curriculum and upper-division courses for philosophy majors, engage in research and publication, and perform departmental, college, and university service. Normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

The position, which begins August 2023, is part of a cluster hire across the College of Arts and Sciences, forming a new multidisciplinary initiative focused on the topic of “Race and Social Justice” as a line of inquiry in teaching and/or research. For more information on the cluster hire initiative, please see this description https://www.creighton.edu/arts-sciences/faculty

 The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a PhD in philosophy or its equivalent by start of appointment.
  • Teach effectively.
  • Have an emerging record of scholarship.
  • Serve the department, college, and university effectively.
  • Promote the Catholic, Jesuit educational mission of the university.
  • Participate actively in a new multidisciplinary initiative focused upon the topic of “Race and Social Justice” as a line of inquiry in teaching and/or research.

About Creighton

Omaha is a diverse community of 850,000 with four Fortune-500 companies, an active sports scene, and a vibrant arts community. Recent Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College rankings recognized Creighton University among the top 20% of institutions in its survey and among the Top 10 big-city colleges in the Midwest.

Change the world from here

At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-yearold Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you. 

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic, EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to our Mission and core values, including gender, ethnic and cultural diversity. Creighton is committed to diversity and inclusion, and, as such, strongly encourages those from a diverse background to apply. 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 701 N 20th Street, Omaha, NE Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 

How to apply
Application type Online
When prompted please upload the following: 1. Curriculum vitae 2. Cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your ability to promote Creighton University’s Catholic and Jesuit educational mission; 3. A statement (500 words) describing how your line of inquiry in teaching and/or scholarly work is informed by the theme of “Race and Social Justice”; 4. Copies of transcripts from each higher educational institution attended; 5. A statement (500 words) of teaching philosophy. 6. Arrange for three letters of reference, at least two of which address the effectiveness of your teaching, to be sent to Philosophy Department Administrative Assistant, Chloe Meyer ([email protected]), with the subject line “CANDIDATE NAME letter of reference.” If you have any questions submitting your application or materials, please don’t hesitate to contact [email protected].
Web address to apply https://careers.creighton.edu
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2022, 11:59pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://creighton.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/a...
Contact name Kevin Graham
Contact email
Contact phone 402-280-1219
Time created September 27, 2022, 4:08pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 25, 2023, 9:27pm CST
Expired on March 25, 2023, 9:46pm CST
Last updated May 26, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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