Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Job Details
Main Campus - Baltimore, MD
Full Time
Job Description

The Notre Dame of Maryland University Department of Philosophy is seeking applicants for a 10-month, tenure-track, full-time, assistant professor position in Philosophy, beginning in August 2022.  The preferred candidate will have a broad background in philosophy with areas of concentration in the history of philosophy, logic, applied ethics, and critical reasoning. 


The Department of Philosophy also seeks to welcome a colleague who values working in a liberal arts and sciences environment and possesses a commitment to creating classes that are welcoming, accessible, and valuable to students with varied backgrounds and interests.  The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Department’s efforts to integrate issues surrounding social justice, gender, diversity, and culture into its course offerings, and for supporting the University’s mission of educating leaders to transform the world and advocating for social justice.

Job Qualifications

Candidates must have an appropriate PhD in philosophy.  Prior undergraduate teaching experience is required (especially in a student-centered college), and successful candidates will demonstrate strong communication skills, teaching excellence, and a commitment to high quality undergraduate education.  Experience with online teaching is highly desirable.  Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to seeking out extramural funding, as well as participate in the department’s recruiting efforts.


Additional Information:

Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in offering equal access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status. 

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Greg FitzGerald, Chief of Staff, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5109.

For all other employment inquiries, please contact Human Resources at 410-532-5898 or Notre Dame of Maryland University is an EEO/AA employer.


Candidates are expected to provide:
1.    Brief cover letter explaining interest in the position and relevant qualifications
2.    Curriculum vitae
3.    Sample syllabus from an Introductory course
4.    Names and contact information for three professional references
5.    Brief (no more than 500 words) response to the prompt below:

Please provide two or three examples of your ideas and/or experiences in creating, modifying, and/or performing one or more of the following to meet the needs of a diverse, Women’s College, student population:
•    Curricula;
•    Teaching/advising practices;
•    Training, background, coursework and/or professional development;
•    Program Development


Applications received by April 20th, 2022 will be given primary consideration.