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

Beginning August 15, 2012.  Duties include teaching three undergraduate courses, typically two preps, per semester; advising and committee work; opportunities for teaching in honors and service-learning programs. Strong evidence of Ph.D. completion by August 15, 2012 is required. A.O.S. Ethics; A.O.C. 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.  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.

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, C.V., 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. Pre-arranged 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.