Assistant Professor - Philosophy
Company: Creighton University
Posted on: January 27, 2023
The Department of Philosophy is seeking to hire an Assistant
Professor of Philosophy specializing in the History of Ancient
This is a tenure-track position specializing in the History of
Ancient Philosophy. The department also has teaching needs in
Environmental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, History of
African/Africana Philosophy, History of Latin American Philosophy,
and Philosophy of Emerging Technology.
All faculty teach undergraduate courses in the University Core
Curriculum and upper-division courses for philosophy majors, engage
in research and publication, and perform departmental, college, and
university service. Normal teaching load is 3 courses per
The position, which begins August 2023, is part of a cluster hire
across the College of Arts and Sciences, forming a new
multidisciplinary initiative focused on the topic of "Race and
Social Justice" as a line of inquiry in teaching and/or research.
For more information on the cluster hire initiative, please see
The successful candidate will:
- Hold a PhD in philosophy or its equivalent by start of
- Teach effectively.
- Have an emerging record of scholarship.
- Serve the department, college, and university effectively.
- Promote the Catholic, Jesuit educational mission of the
- Participate actively in a new multidisciplinary initiative
focused upon the topic of "Race and Social Justice" as a line of
inquiry in teaching and/or research.
How to Apply
Candidates should submit their application through Creighton HR
When prompted please upload the following:
- Curriculum vitae
- Cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your
ability to promote Creighton University's Catholic and Jesuit
- A statement (500 words) describing how your line of inquiry in
teaching and/or scholarly work is informed by the theme of "Race
and Social Justice";
- Copies of transcripts from each higher educational institution
- A statement (500 words) of teaching philosophy.
- Arrange for three letters of reference, at least two of which
address the effectiveness of your teaching, to be sent to
Philosophy Department Administrative Assistant, Chloe Meyer
(ChloeMeyer@creighton.edu), with the subject line "CANDIDATE NAME
letter of reference."
If you have any questions submitting your application or materials,
please don't hesitate to contact HR@creighton.edu.
Omaha is a diverse community of 850,000 with four Fortune-500
companies, an active sports scene, and a vibrant arts community.
Recent Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College rankings
recognized Creighton University among the top 20% of institutions
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Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic, EEO/AA employer and
encourages applications from qualified individuals of all
backgrounds who believe they can contribute to our Mission and core
values, including gender, ethnic and cultural diversity. Creighton
is committed to diversity and inclusion, and, as such, strongly
encourages those from a diverse background to apply.
This description describes the general nature of work to be
performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties,
skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an
essential function and all employees are required to follow any
other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related
duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be
required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and
seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is
available in the Human Resource office located at 701 N 20th
Street, Omaha, NE Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the
right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time
with or without notice.
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