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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy and Theology, DeSales University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Medieval Philosophy, especially St. Thomas Aquinas
AOS categories Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
AOC Ancient Philosophy
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Center Valley, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date Fall, 2019
Job description

DESALES UNIVERSITY, a Roman Catholic University in the Salesian tradition, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin Fall, 2019. AOS: Medieval Philosophy, especially St. Thomas Aquinas; AOC: Ancient Philosophy. As a member of a small department, the applicant will have an opportunity to teach a wide variety of upper-level courses in both historical and systematic philosophy.

A Ph.D. and college teaching experience preferred, but we will consider qualified ABD’s. Duties include teaching four courses per semester, which may include multiple sections of the University’s required introductory philosophy course, some committee work, and an active program of scholarship.

DeSales University is a liberal arts institution on a beautiful 500-acre campus in the Lehigh Valley of eastern Pennsylvania, approximately one hour from Philadelphia and one and a half hours from New York City. Although this is a non-tenure position, the successful applicant can take advantage of our generous long-term contracts with the possibility of conversion to a tenure track position in the near future. In addition, the university supports travel to academic conferences and offers multiple international travel opportunities.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. In addition to a letter of application which includes a brief discussion of how the applicant will support the mission and values of the university, please send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to Brian M. Kane, Ph.D., Head, Division of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034-9568. Electronic submissions should be emailed to Maryanne.Charlton@desales.edu.

Review of applications will begin on Monday, November 26th, 2018. EOE. For further information, please visit our web site http://www.desales.edu/

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 26, 2018, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.desales.edu
Contact name Brian M. Kane, Ph.D.
Contact email
Contact phone 610-282-1100
Time created October 17, 2018, 4:23pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 5, 2019, 12:31pm EST
Last updated October 17, 2018, 4:23pm EST
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