Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Anderson University and the College of Christian Studies invite applications for a full-time, nine-month position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The university seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

Anderson University recognizes three paths for faculty employment: Annual Appointment, Professional Path and Tenure-Track. Annual Appointed faculty are hired as Instructors focused on teaching and learning. Faculty hired in the Professional Path focus on teaching, learning and service. After six years of exemplary performance, they may promote through faculty ranks and may become eligible for multi-year contracts. Tenure-Track faculty focus on teaching and learning, service and scholarship as well. After six years of exemplary performance, Tenure-Track faculty earn tenure and may promote through faculty ranks. All three paths are evaluated for mission fit.

Candidates should be prepared to teach a full range of undergraduate courses with a focus on introductory philosophy and moral reasoning in the university’s core curriculum. Additional responsibilities will include teaching philosophy to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Christian Studies. Teaching load is 24 semester credits per academic year, including advising. PhD is required in philosophy, analytic theology, apologetics or closely related field.

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information of three professional references and a completed Anderson University Faculty Application to:

Kelli Strickland, Administrative Assistant, College of Christian Studies
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent via

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