Assistant or Associate Professor in Philosophy

Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Full-time teaching position at an undergraduate Catholic seminary.  Teaching load of 3-4 courses per semester, determined by candidate's research and publication history.  Applicant must be a practicing Catholic.  AOC:  at least one of the following areas:  Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Natural Theology and Metaphysics.  Position is permanent and ongoing. Start Date:  August, 2021.  Application deadline:  April 7, 2021

Location:  Conception, Missouri (Rural Northwest Missouri, 75 miles north of Kansas City). Our students come from various dioceses, especially in the Midwest, and all are discerning vocation to the Roman Catholic priesthood.  All students major in philosophy and complete a 10-course core curriculum:  Logic, Phil of Human Nature, Natural Theology, Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ancient, Medieval, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy.  The successful candidate will need to be able to teach a variety of courses in the core curriculum, must be a practicing Catholic, must be able to support and promote the Seminary's mission of priestly formation, and must be able to make a Profession of Faith and take the Oath of Fidelity.  The successful candidate will be reviewed at the end of the first year in this position.  The position is renewable, upon satisfactory review.

Application Materials:  Letter of Application and Current C.V.; 3 Letters of Recommendation, sent separately from persons familiar with the applicant's work in philosophy, teaching ability, or other skills/qualities that are relevant to the job description; the applicant's statement of "Teaching Philosophy in a Catholic Seminary."  Final candidates under consideration for the position will be contacted in order to select a date for the interview process, which will be conducted virtually.  The process will include teaching a class on Zoom and participating in Zoom meetings with the department and with the administration.  Application materials may be submitted by email or by regular mail: or to Br. Justin Hernandez, O.S.B., Chair of the Search Committee, Conception Seminary College, P. O. Box 502, 37174 State Highway V V, Conception, Missouri 64433.

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