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Assistant Professor - Philosophy

Anderson University, College of Christian Studies

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Philosophy
Job Location: Anderson , SC
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Application Closing Date: 01/10/2018
Date Posted: 2017-11-08
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor – Philosophy
College of Christian Studies
Anderson University

Anderson University (South Carolina) and the College of Christian Studies invite applications for a full-time, nine-month position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. The position starts in August 2018. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.

Anderson University recognizes three paths for faculty employment: annual appointment, professional path, and tenure track. Faculty hired for annual appointment are evaluated on mission fit, and teaching and learning. They begin employment at the rank of instructor with the opportunity to promote to senior lecturer. Faculty in the Professional Path focus on teaching and learning and are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, and service; and they are able to promote through professorial ranks. After six years of exemplary service, faculty on the Professional Path become eligible for multi-year contracts. Faculty on tenure track focus initially on teaching and learning, but they are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, service, and scholarship. Tenure-track faculty promote through professorial ranks and are eligible for tenure status in year six.

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. Ph.D. is required in philosophy, analytic theology, apologetics, or closely related field.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements

Preferred and required qualifications as appropriate for the position.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and an Anderson University Faculty Application found at


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

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent by email to

Anderson University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or religion in its programs and activities. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Beverly Rice McAdams, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion/Title IX Administrator, Merritt Administration Building, 3rd floor, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC, 29621, (864) 231-2126, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at

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

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