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Full-Time Academic Position, Department of Philosophy: Christendom College announces the opening of a full-time faculty position in the Department of Philosophy, to begin August 15, 2019.  Consideration will be given to applicants at all academic ranks.  Qualified applicants who are ABD will also be considered.

The applicant should be willing to teach the courses of Christendom’s core curriculum and required major courses in Philosophy.  Our Faculty Handbook states, “In accordance with the mind and discipline of the Church for the formation of the young, Christendom College is committed to a Thomistic educational policy: programs of instruction in Philosophy and Sacred Theology shall be taught according to the spirit, method, and principles of the Common Doctor.”  Area of specialization within the Thomistic tradition is open. The department especially welcomes candidates who use Thomistic principles to address contemporary issues.

The Philosophy core, required of all students, consists in an ordered sequence of semester courses in Greek philosophy (including traditional logic); philosophy of human nature; ethics; metaphysics; medieval philosophy; and modern philosophy. 

Located an hour and a half west of Washington, D.C., in the Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a small coeducational liberal arts institution dedicated to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.  As a positive expression of the specifically Catholic character of Christendom College and in accord with the desire of the Holy See as expressed in the Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae, members of the faculty voluntarily make a public Profession of Faith and take the Oath of Fidelity.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 8, 2019.

Christendom College emphasizes teaching excellence in faculty hiring and advancement. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, a one to two page statement of teaching philosophy and research interests in light of the college’s mission and vision (which can be found here: https://www.christendom.edu/about/mission-and-vision-of-christendom-college/), a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a sample of scholarly writing, and any other relevant supporting material to: https://portal.christendom.edu/candidates/

Any problems using this portal should be reported to John Cuddeback, PhD, Chairman of Philosophy at philosophy.search@christendom.edu

Please also mail graduate transcripts to Greg Townsend, PhD, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Christendom College, 134 Christendom Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630


There are no positions available at this time.

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