Post Doctoral Fellow - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service seeks applicants for a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Social and Political Philosophy, with an emphasis on issues of race, in the Department of Philosophy. The appointment is for two years.

Background: The Department of Philosophy is ranked amongst the best departments in the United States and is dedicated to the University's mission to shape young men and women for others.

Job Announcement and Details: The Department seeks a candidate who will teach 3 courses each semester beginning fall 2015. In addition to a course designed by the fellow, he or she would be expected to teach two sections of another typically introductory course each term. In addition to teaching a 3/3 load, the Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow will enroll in the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning and will participate in the Reinert Center's Certificate in University Teaching program. The Fellow will also have a Faculty Mentoring Committee of three faculty-members who have specialization in social and political philosophy within the Department. The Mentoring Committee will serve as a resource for the Fellow.

Application Materials: All applications must be made online at; applications must include curriculum vitae, a sample of written (preferably published) work and a cover letter. All applicants should submit a letter of interest, three letters of recommendation (mailed to 3800 Lindell Blvd., Suite 130; St. Louis, MO 63108), a CV, a teaching portfolio (with a statement of teaching philosophy), and a course syllabus for the course that he or she would offer on the subject matter of philosophy and race, broadly construed. The Department is open to many different approaches to the course, and looks forward to the candidates' suggestions and creativity. Applications received by February 15 will receive full consideration, but applications will remain open until the post is filled.

University Details: Saint Louis University is an urban university ranked as one of the top 5 Jesuit-Catholic universities inthe country.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Philosophy
  • Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter