Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Non-Tenure Track)

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Bellarmine University
Louisville, Kentucky
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Bellarmine ( University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students, and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review's Best 382 Colleges, is one of the top 15 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2018 college rankings, and is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.
Bellarmine ( is located on a scenic 175-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, which Glassdoor recently recognized one of the nation's top 10 cities where pay goes the furthest, and National Geographic calls it a top 10 food city. ZipRecruiter calls Louisville a top 10 city for job seekers, thanks in part to its central location and low unemployment. Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.

Bellarmine University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy. This is a 1-2-year term appointment without tenure starting on August 15, 2018. Teaching duties include graduate level courses in Bioethics in the College of Health Professions and 100/300 level General Education courses in the College of Arts & Sciences. This position includes teaching two graduate courses in the summer.
We are especially interested in candidates who can teach diverse populations of graduate students in the health sciences. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching courses in bioethics as well as in clinical healthcare programs.

Additional Information:
The successful candidate will have teaching duties in both the Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences and in the College of Health Professions.

Application Instructions:
Candidates should submit electronically a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (sample syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations), a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Your cover letter should address any experience you have had teaching bioethics as well as any experience teaching students in clinical healthcare programs. ABD applicants will be considered but a PhD in Philosophy must be in hand by June 1, 2018. Direct all inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Katherine Johnson through this application portal (Interview Exchange).
Review of completed applications will begin immediately. The deadline for complete applications is February 28, 2018, 11:59pm EST.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy and experience teaching bioethics. ABD candidates will be considered but PhD must be in hand by June 1, 2018.

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Deadline for Applications: 
February 2, 2018
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