Assistant/Associate Professor of Philosophy - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description


School of Arts and Sciences

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. A leading provider of higher education to the military and a leader in online higher education, Saint Leo enrolls more than 16,000 students at the traditional University Campus (main campus), through the Center for Online Learning and at 20 regional centers in seven states.

The Department of Philosophy, Theology, and Religion is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position to teach Philosophy courses online at our main campus location in Saint Leo, FL.

This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment at the Assistant rank.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of January 2015. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:

  • Teach 8 classes per year;
  • Advise students;
  • Assess, assist, and guide online adjunct Philosophy faculty under the direction of the department chair;
  • Engage in curriculum development;
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;
  • Teach on-ground, online; and
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate classes.
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Saint Leo seeks a teacher-scholar with an earned doctorate in philosophy (ABD considered).

Candidate must have at minimum 18 graduate study hours in the discipline to teach.

Minimum Qualifications:

Saint Leo seeks a teacher-scholar with an earned doctorate in philosophy (ABD considered).

Candidate must have at minimum 18 graduate study hours in the discipline to teach.

Preferred Qualifications:

While the area of specialization is open, preference will be given to those candidates with competency in metaphysics, medieval philosophy, and/or philosophy of science.

In addition to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to lead collaboratively other departments within the School of Arts and Sciences in the creation of a new interdisciplinary philosophy major and therefore give evidence of scholarship across disciplinary boundaries.

Prospective candidates should be supportive of the department’s commitment to liberal arts education and have a familiarity with the Catholic intellectual tradition, especially the role of philosophy in the development and articulation of theology and an understanding of the synthesis of faith and reason.

Two (2) years of teaching experience at a college/university level.

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Philosophy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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