JOB: Providence College, Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Catholic Social Thought)

Posted: 27 de September de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Job

Assistant Professor of Philosophy – Catholic Social Thought

Providence College: The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship, commencing August 1, 2012.  Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Philosophy from an accredited institution and demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be active in service to the college and community.  Successful candidate must have a primary research interest in the philosophy of Catholic social thought.  Prospective candidates should be supportive of the department’s commitment to the history of philosophy, be willing to do interdisciplinary team teaching in the College’s Development of Western Civilization Program, as well as teach service courses.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 28, 2011.  Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter, CV, a writing sample, graduate transcripts and the names and email addresses of three references who will provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf.  Application instructions are available at  If “Interfolio” materials must be mailed, they should be sent to: Dr. Peter Costello, Catholic Social Thought Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Providence College, 1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI  02918-001.

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission.  An AA/EO employer, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.


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