JOB – Asst. Prof., Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA. Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning August 15, 2012.  Pending board approval.  Three undergraduate courses, typically two preps, per semester; advising and committee duties; opportunities for teaching in honors and service-learning programs.  Strong evidence of Ph.D. completion by August 15, 2012 is required.  AOS Ethics; AOC Applied Ethics.  Candidates should be prepared to teach multiple sections of our core course, “Moral Foundations,” as well as introductory-level courses in either one of our two additional core areas: Philosophical Anthropology; Faith and Reason.  (Please see our department’s website for examples of courses in these areas—  In addition, candidates should be prepared to teach upper-level courses in one or more areas of applied ethics, e.g., business ethics, bio-medical ethics, environmental ethics.  Essential: a commitment to undergraduate teaching; and the ability to contribute to the mission of a Jesuit Catholic University in a deliberately diverse department.  Candidates must demonstrate evidence of effective teaching and the promise of an active scholarly agenda.  Salary competitive.  To apply, submit an application letter and CV on-line at (Select “search jobs” from menu at top, left; then select “tenure track faculty.”)  In addition, please send a letter of application for this position, CV, evidence of teaching ability, a writing sample, and letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, Philosophy Department, Saint Joseph’s University, 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131.  For full consideration, on-line applications should be completed by Monday November 14th; additional materials mailed to the department should be postmarked by November 14th.  Prearranged interviews at the Eastern APA meeting.  Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.  The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.  AA/EOE/M/F/D/V.