Skip to Main Content

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Job Description

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for the post of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), commencing August 2018.

Essential Duties

AOS: Epistemology. AOC: Some area of the history of philosophy. Teaching Load: 3/3.

Prospective candidates should be supportive of the department’s commitment to the history of philosophy, willing to conduct interdisciplinary teaching in the College’s Development of Western Civilization Program, and willing to teach service courses.

Education and Experience Required

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. from an accredited institution and demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be active in service to the college and community.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F13P
Open Date 08/21/2017
Close Date 11/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Full consideration of application if received by:
Instructions to candidates

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2017.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching materials, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses (or the requisite Interfolio information) of at least three reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on their behalf.

Any questions should be addressed to Benjamin S. Yost, Chair, Department of Philosophy, at

Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes; however, an official transcript would be required upon employment.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Portfolio
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Transcripts
Optional Documents