Eastern University, a university of the liberal arts and sciences located in suburban Philadelphia, invites applications for an open rank, full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Templeton Honors College beginning June 2017. The successful candidate will teach within the undergraduate curriculum of the Templeton Honors College, the College of Education, and in a new Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a Concentration in Classical Education. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned Ph.D. in a related field (e.g., classics, education, history, literature, philosophy, political science). Ideal candidates will have significant background in secondary education and will preferably be certified. Candidates should be enthusiastic supporters of a classical approach to the liberal arts, and should therefore have a demonstrated capability for and interest in teaching a broad range of whole texts, even outside of one’s discipline, and of integrating key theological and philosophical questions into seminar teaching. Teaching load will likely be heavily weighted to spring and summer terms. The Templeton Honors College at Eastern University is designed to challenge and prepare academically gifted students to be individuals of influence in culture, society and their professions by providing a holistic classical liberal arts education focused on the life of the mind, character formation, and skill development. See http://www.templetonhonorscollege.com/
How to Apply/Who to Contact
Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, seminary, urban, professional and international programs. The ability to articulate and support the University’s Christian mission is essential. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes are encouraged to apply at http://www.eastern.edu/centers/hr/Employment_Opportunities.html . Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016. Applicants are requested to send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of references to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: Eastern University Job Search # Office of Human Resources 1300 Eagle Road St. Davids, PA 19087-3696 Position remains open until filled.