Philosophy, Benedictine University

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Position ID:Benedictine University-Philosophy-ASTPROFOFPHIL12212016 [#8745]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Philosophy / Contintental, Latin American
Starting Date:2017/08/20
Appl Deadline:2017/04/01 finished (posted 2016/12/21, finished 2017/09/06, listed until 2017/04/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Philosophy Assistant Professor Position –

AOS: 19th/20th-Century Continental Philosophy

AOC: Asian, Latin-American and/or Feminist Thought


Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is a Roman Catholic university located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University’s Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.

Position Description: Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position teaching undergraduates within Benedictine University’s Philosophy Program.  Includes defined expectations for teaching, scholarship and University service.  Areas of Specialization: 19th/20th-century Continental Philosophy.  Areas of Concentration: Asian, Latin-American and/or Feminist Thought.  Qualified candidates must also be committed to teaching General Education courses (including required General Education distribution courses in Philosophy, Global-designated courses, Writing courses, and capstone Interdisciplinary Seminars that engage the Catholic Intellectual Tradition).

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Philosophy required.  Teaching experience at the college level required. Candidates must have legal authority to work in the USA for the duration of the appointment.  Candidate must be prepared to contribute to the advancement of Benedictine University’s mission as a Catholic and Benedictine University.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions should be directed to:  Lisa Brand, Office Assistant, College of Liberal Arts, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532.  Email:  Fax:  630-829-4805.  E.O.E.

Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.


Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website:

·        Cover Letter

·        Curriculum Vitae

·        Teaching Statement

·        Graduate Transcripts

·        Three or More Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site  )

And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:

Lisa Brand <>



Benedictine University 
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

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