Assistant Professor of Philosophy

De Pere, Wisconsin
Sep 01, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

St. Norbert College, a nationally ranked, residential liberal arts institution with an enrollment of 2,200 students, invites applications for two tenure-track philosophy positions at the rank of assistant professor. Start August 2018. Ph.D. required at the time of hire or with specified completion date. AOS: 20th Century Continental, or Analytic Metaphysics and Epistemology, or Social and Political Philosophy. AOC: Open, but the Discipline has need of a course in Race and Gender Studies; also desirable, interdisciplinary work (e.g., Philosophy and Technology; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Economics; or Environmental Ethics). The successful candidate will also be able to contribute courses to the college's Core Curriculum.

Course load of three classes per semester. In addition to teaching, the responsibilities of this position include an active program of scholarship, student advising, service on college committees, and other typical collegial duties. More information is available at the Philosophy web page, and in particular its relation to the mission of the college.

St. Norbert College, a Catholic institution rooted in the Norbertine tradition, welcomes applications from all backgrounds and faith traditions. The College's mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing "an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development." We seek those who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse, and spiritually engaged community ( 

The Green Bay metropolitan area offers abundant opportunities for recreational and cultural endeavors, growing communities with modern and historical housing options, top tier schools, and world-class healthcare. Northeast Wisconsin is home to Fortune 500 companies, as well as thriving start-ups, and is served by its own international airport. For additional information, visit                                       

Screening of applicants will begin October 1, 2017.  Pre-arranged interviews by video call will be scheduled with selected candidates in the first weeks of November.  Submit application letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Dr. Paul Johnson, Associate Dean of Humanities, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St, De Pere, WI 54115-2099. Electronic submissions are preferred and can be sent to, addressed to Dr. Paul Johnson.

St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to enhancing the diversity and cultural competency of its students, faculty, staff and administration.