School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America

Position ID:The Catholic University of America-School of Philosophy-OPEN [#7892]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor (Philosophy)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20064, United States [map]
Subject Area: Philosophy / Open
Appl Deadline: halted (posted 2016/09/09, private)
Position Description:    

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The School of Philosophy at The Catholic University of America (http://philosophy.cua.edu/) seeks to fill a position in philosophy at the rank of either Assistant Professor, tenure-track, or Associate Professor, tenured, to begin in August 2017. Although the AOS and AOC are open, the School seeks someone with an interest in the history of philosophy whose research complements that of the current faculty. Of particular interest are applicants with an AOS in either philosophy of science or early-modern philosophy.

We also seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which reads as follows:

As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.

Duties include teaching 5 courses per year (3/2 per semester), undergraduate and graduate, active research, dissertation and thesis supervision, and the usual committee work. Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, and possess competence in appropriate ancient and modern languages.

Applicants without tenure should include (i) a cover letter, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) transcripts of all graduate work, (iv) a research dossier containing an outline of current and future research interests, and a writing sample, (v) three letters of reference, submitted separately by recommenders, and (vi) a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how the candidate, through his or her research, teaching, and service, would make a distinctive contribution to the University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities, Ex Corde Ecclesiae (http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/apost_constitutions/documents/hf_jp-ii_apc_15081990_ex-corde-ecclesiae.html).

Applicants with tenure should include (i) a cover letter, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) a research dossier containing an outline of current and future research interests, (iv) the names of three referees who could be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation, and (v) a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how the candidate, through his or her research, teaching, and service, would make a distinctive contribution to the University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities, Ex Corde Ecclesiae (http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/apost_constitutions/documents/hf_jp-ii_apc_15081990_ex-corde-ecclesiae.html).

Questions may be addressed to John C. McCarthy, Dean, School of Philosophy, philosophy@cua.edu.

To be ensured full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 15, although later applications may be considered. The position will remain open until filled.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment. 

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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School of Philosophy
100 Aquinas Hall
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave. N.E.
Washington, DC 20064

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