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Assistant Professor of Philosophy* (EXPIRED)

Philosophy and Religious Studies, St. Francis College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open but the department has teaching needs in ethics and in ancient philosophy, construing both of these broadly and historically within the continental tradition.
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Start date Fall 2017
Job description

Position: Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Tenure Track)

Department: Philosophy and Religious Studies

Reports to: Department Chair, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2017

Job Summary: Candidates should have the ability and willingness to teach a broad array of courses in philosophy. Specialization is open, but the department has teaching needs in ethics and in ancient philosophy, construing both of these broadly and historically within the continental tradition. The normal teaching load per academic year is twelve credits in each Fall and Spring semester. This appointment also includes research, student advisement, College service, and professional development.


  • Ph.D. in Philosophy from an accredited institution at the time of application is required;
  • Commitment to both teaching and scholarship is essential; 
  • Candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide three letters of reference.

Please note that while we are commencing with recruitment efforts for this position, it is understood that hiring will be contingent on funding and enrollment.

About St. Francis College:

For over 150 years, the mission of St. Francis has been to provide an affordable, quality education to working class people who otherwise may not be able to attend college. St. Francis College is a private, independent, co-educational urban college whose Franciscan and Catholic traditions underpin its commitment to academic excellence, spiritual and moral values, physical fitness, social responsibility and life-long learning. We educate the whole person for a full, relational life, developing the students' talents and abilities for meaningful, fulfilling careers, as well as for collaborative, service-oriented leadership.

The College strives to offer ample opportunities for students to immerse themselves in the intellectual, cultural and professional opportunities afforded by New York City and to serve the needs of the local community in which they live and study. Our location in Brooklyn Heights provides a confluence of cultures and religious beliefs, mirroring our commitment to maintain and celebrate our diverse student body.

St. Francis College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and we are strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, students, and the curriculum. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Please apply through the St. Francis College Careers web page.
Web address to apply http://www.sfc.edu/jobs
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.sfc.edu/jobs
Time created February 14, 2017, 4:37pm EST
Scheduled expiry date September 1, 2017, 10:25am EST
Expired on September 1, 2017, 10:46am EST
Last updated November 1, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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