Overview

DESALES UNIVERSITY, a Roman Catholic University in the Salesian tradition, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin Fall, 2019. AOS: Medieval Philosophy, especially St. Thomas Aquinas; AOC: Ancient Philosophy. As a member of a small department, the applicant will have an opportunity to teach a wide variety of upper-level courses in both historical and systematic philosophy.

A Ph.D. and college teaching experience preferred, but we will consider qualified ABD’s. Duties include teaching four courses per semester, which may include multiple sections of the University’s required introductory philosophy course, some committee work, and an active program of scholarship.

DeSales University is a liberal arts institution on a beautiful 500-acre campus in the Lehigh Valley of eastern Pennsylvania, approximately one hour from Philadelphia and one and a half hours from New York City. Although this is a non-tenure position, the successful applicant can take advantage of our generous long-term contracts with the possibility of conversion to a tenure track position in the near future. In addition, the university supports travel to academic conferences and offers multiple international travel opportunities.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. In addition to a letter of application which includes a brief discussion of how the applicant will support the mission and values of the university, please send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to Brian M. Kane, Ph.D., Head, Division of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034-9568. Electronic submissions should be emailed to Maryanne.Charlton@desales.edu.