University of St. Thomas – Houston

Philosophy – Center for Thomistic Studies

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university, located in Houston, Texas, committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking an Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy.

Deadline for full consideration: review of applications will begin November 30, 2023 Position begins August 2024. Ph.D. required.

AOS and AOC are open, but facility with the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas strongly preferred, for the sake of core curriculum teaching and because a successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach graduate courses for the Center for Thomistic Studies.

The ordinary undergraduate teaching load is 4/4. The successful candidate must be qualified to teach at least two courses in the University’s core curriculum, which includes PHILC 1301 (Philosophy of Nature and the Human Person), PHILC 2301 (Ethics), and PHILC 3301 (Metaphysics). An active research/publication agenda as well as University and Department service are also required for the successful candidate.

Applications should address applicant’s knowledge and support of the mission of Catholic higher education in light of Ex Corde Ecclesiae and Fides et Ratio.

Applications for these positions should include the following materials:

A letter of interest
A statement concerning the mission of Catholic higher education in light of Ex Corde Ecclesiae and Fides et Ratio, curriculum vitae
A writing sample
Evidence of undergraduate teaching excellence
Three letters of reference submitted by recommenders
For additional questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Brian Carl, Chair of the Department of Philosophy, via carlbt@stthom.edu.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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