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Assistant Professor of Philosophy - Ancient Philosophy

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Posting Number: 2017413F
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy - Ancient Philosophy
Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/9 Month
Department: 141-Philosophy
Position Summary:

The Department of Philosophy at Villanova University is seeking applications for a tenure track position with the rank of Assistant Professor. AOS: Ancient Philosophy. Position begins in the Fall of 2018. Teaching load is 3/2. Further information about the department may be found at https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/philosophy.html

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to publication, our new colleague will teach undergraduate and doctoral level courses in Ancient Philosophy, the colleague’s related areas of expertise, and additional department courses as necessary. As a department we strive to foster connections across the discipline and the Villanova community. Willingness to participate in the active life of the department and University community is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD is required at the time of appointment as well as outstanding research potential, excellence in teaching, and collegiality.

Preferred Qualifications:
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, article or chapter length writing sample, materials documenting teaching effectiveness, and the contact information for 3 references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.

Posting Date: 08/16/2017
Closing Date (12am ET): 10/15/2017
Salary Posting Information:

Commensurate with experience

Salary Band: N/A
Job Classification: Faculty

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Maximum Number of References Needed 5

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Documents needed to complete your application:

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
  5. Writing Sample/Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  3. Statement of Research Interests
  4. Statement of Contribution to Mission