Overview

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for the post of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), commencing August 2018. AOS: Epistemology. AOC: Some area of the history of philosophy. Teaching Load: 3/3. Candidates must 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. 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.

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 email addresses (or the requisite Interfolio information) of at least three reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. Any questions should be addressed to Benjamin S. Yost, Chair, Department of Philosophy, at byost1@providence.edu.

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.