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Tenure-Track Position in Great Books

St. Thomas University

The Great Books Program, St. Thomas University, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1st, 2019, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900. Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees.

The successful candidate will have a PhD, or imminent completion, in Political Science, with a strong competency in the history of western philosophy. The candidate will have experience teaching the foundational texts of the western intellectual tradition from the ancient to the contemporary eras, and will be committed to the principles of liberal arts education and to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Experience in team-teaching in an interdisciplinary environment is essential, and competence in theology or religion is highly preferred. Experience supervising honours theses is likewise essential.

Completed applications must include a letter of application that describes the applicant’s teaching experience, scholarly interests and achievements, and potential contributions to the program as specified in the qualifications listed above. The application must also include a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also submit samples of scholarly work and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Thomas Bateman, Acting Director, Great Books Program, St. Thomas University, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to

Closing Date: September 24, 2018 or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by the closing date.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.