Resident Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Honors Program

Updated: about 2 hours ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

The Honors Program at Creighton University seeks a dynamic teacher-scholar from a humanities discipline to serve as a postdoctoral teaching fellow.  The teaching load is typically three sections of the Honors Foundational Sequence and one upper-division Honors Sources and Methods course per year.  The successful candidate should be able to teach Honors 100 (ancient thought and the beginnings of the Christian intellectual tradition) and at least one more course in the Foundational Sequence.   For details see: The position is renewable each year for up to three years with successful annual reviews.  Ph.D. in hand and evidence of excellent teaching and scholarly potential required.  Interest or experience in Jesuit education preferred.  Applications include a cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, graduate school transcripts, and letters of recommendation, sent to .  Creighton University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the University.  Creighton is an EO/AA employer and seeks a wide range of applications for this position so that one of our core values – ethnic and cultural diversity – may be realized.

Review of applications will begin on May 25th and will continue until the position is filled.

A Doctorate from an accredited college or university

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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