Employment Description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Date Posted 04/26/2018
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning in the fall of 2018. This position is a full time, one year term appointment with a 4/4 teaching load. The department’s teaching is committed to sustaining and developing the Catholic and Lasallian intellectual tradition; thus the department has a special interest in candidates who are conversant with perennial/Catholic Philosophy and have a strong general background in the history of Western philosophy.

Essential Skills and Abilities

Important qualities in the successful candidate include interpersonal skills, collegiality, and a focus on individual student learning.  We seek individuals with demonstrated excellence in learning and teaching and the virtues of collegiality. The successful candidate will have experience and/or ability to teach general education courses in philosophy of the human person and applied ethics that satisfy the university's moral traditions requirement. AOS and AOC are open, but AOS in Medieval Philosophy/AOC in Applied Ethics strongly encouraged to apply.

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
PhD in philosophy preferred, ABD considered. Preference to candidates with demonstrated excellence in learning and teaching. Candidate should understand the relationship between faith and reason and be able to articulate the role philosophy plays in the education of Roman Catholic seminarians.
 
All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. 
Additional Required Materials Letter of interest, CV with three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations, and a copy of doctoral transcript.
Application Review Date 05/14/2018
Starting Date 08/20/2018
Contact Dr. Patricia Calton
Contact Email pcalton@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information Term appointment
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V