St. Mary's University
  • 24-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Philosophy
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

St. Mary's University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy beginning August 2023. Area of specialization is Latin American philosophy and area of competency is ethics. Candidates for the position should have a Ph.D. in philosophy from an accredited institution. ABD candidates who are expected to receive their doctorate before the start of the appointment will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four classes in fall semesters and four classes in spring semesters for the Department of Philosophy, with the opportunity to teach in interdisciplinary programs, including the Mexican-American Studies program. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda and experience teaching introduction to philosophy and ethics, both of which are required courses for St. Mary's core curriculum. Additional duties include holding office hours, advising students, and service to the department, college, and university.

St. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence: St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest and continues to advocate the Marianist mission. St. Mary's enrolls approximately 3500 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate is expected to support and contribute to the University's Marianist educational mission.

To apply for the position, the employment application must be submitted at along with following supporting documents: (1) a cover letter addressing the applicant's interest in position; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) official graduate transcripts confirming the doctoral degree; (4) a teaching dossier including teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy; and (5) a sample of scholarly writing. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted to the Chair of the Philosophy Department, Dr. J. Colin McQuillan, at Review of applications will begin November 18 and will continue until the position is filled. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

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