Bellarmine University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy. This is a 1-2-year term appointment without tenure starting on August 15, 2018. Teaching duties include graduate level courses in Bioethics in the College of Health Professions and 100/300 level General Education courses in the College of Arts & Sciences. This position includes teaching two graduate courses in the summer.

We are especially interested in candidates who can teach diverse populations of graduate students in the health sciences. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching courses in bioethics as well as in clinical healthcare programs.


The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy and experience teaching bioethics. ABD candidates will be considered but PhD must be in hand by June 1, 2018.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will have teaching duties in both the Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences and in the College of Health Professions.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit electronically a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (sample syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations), a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Your cover letter should address any experience you have had teaching bioethics as well as any experience teaching students in clinical healthcare programs. ABD applicants will be considered but a PhD in Philosophy must be in hand by June 1, 2018. Direct all inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Katherine Johnson through this application portal (Interview Exchange).