Resident Assistant Professor - Philosophy

Updated: about 3 hours ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

Creighton University Department of Philosophy seeks a candidate who can teach ethics and introductory courses in philosophy. The candidate will teach four courses each semester.  This position will be full-time, one-year non-tenure track at the rank of Resident Assistant Professor, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning June 1st .

Candidates should send a complete dossier including application form, cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcript (copies are acceptable; originals will be requested before formal offer can be made), teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, and teaching evualations), and three current letters of recommendation.  The candidate should include a written statement addressing an understanding of the mission of the University and how the candidate plans to contribute to it. The following link provides access to Creighton’s mission statement: .  Send letters of recommendation to .  




Ph.D. preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;
Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications
Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75 – 100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 – 24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.


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