Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Ethics, Villanova

The Ethics Program of Villanova University seeks candidates for a continuing, non-tenure-track position. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load with the core Ethics course (ETH 2050) as the primary responsibility, plus additional service for the program. A Ph.D. is preferred, though Ph.D. candidates will be considered. After the first year, the position is renewable in three-year increments. Candidates should have either expertise in Christian ethics, with competency to teach Western philosophical ethics, or expertise in Western philosophical ethics, with competency to teach Christian ethics. A person with competency in voices that are traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized is desirable. Application documents should include a cover letter indicating competencies noted above, a C.V., unofficial graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement concerning the candidate’s contribution to advancing the mission of Villanova University, and two letters of recommendation. All documents should be submitted electronically. To apply, visit Villanova is a Roman Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian Order. An AA/EEO employer, Villanova seeks a diverse faculty committed to scholarship, service, and especially teaching, who understand, respect, and can contribute to the mission and values of the university. Application deadline is November 1, 2018. All preliminary interviews will be completed via Skype. For more details visit or contact Dr. Mark Doorley at

Author: Fannie Bialek

Fannie Bialek is an Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University.

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