Assistant Professor of Ancient Philosophy

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities, Philosophy, Religion
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Ancient Philosophy Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Philosophy invites applications for the post of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), commencing September 2023.

Prospective candidates should be supportive of the Department’s commitment to the history of philosophy, willing to conduct interdisciplinary teaching in the College’s Development of Western Civilization Program, and willing to teach service courses. Complete details on this position are available on the College web site at: https://careers.providence.edu Essential Duties
AOS : Ancient Philosophy. AOC : Open. Teaching Load: 3/3. Education and Experience Required
Candidates should possess a Ph.D. 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.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F160P Open Date 09/09/2022 Close Date 11/01/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2022. Applicants must apply online at https://careers.providence.edu and submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching materials, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on their behalf (or the requisite Interfolio information).

Inquiries should be addressed to Colin Guthrie King, Associate Professor and Chair or the Search Committee in Ancient Philosophy at colin.king@providence.edu. Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission and encourages the deepest respect for the essential dignity, freedom, and equality of every person. Committed to fostering academic excellence, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As our student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of economic, social and cultural backgrounds is preferred. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the applications form women and persons of color. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document


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