Full-Time Academic Position Available in Philosophy
Christendom College announces the opening of a full-time faculty position in the Department of Philosophy, to begin August 15, 2007. Consideration will be given to applicants at all academic ranks. Qualified applicants who are ABD will also be considered.
The applicant should be a THOMIST willing to teach the courses of Christendom's core curriculum and major courses in PHILOSOPHY. Our Faculty Handbook states, "In accordance with the mind and discipline of the Church for the formation of the young, Christendom College is committed to a Thomistic educational policy: programs of instruction in Philosophy and Sacred Theology shall be taught according to the spirit, method, and principles of the Common Doctor." Area of specialization within the Thomistic tradition is open. The Philosophy core, required of all students, consists in an ordered sequence of semester courses in Greek philosophy; traditional logic; philosophy of human nature; metaphysics; medieval philosophy; and modern philosophy.
Located an hour and a half west of Washington, D.C., in the foot hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Christendom College is a small coeducational liberal arts institution dedicated to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. As a positive expression of the specifically Catholic character of Christendom College and in accord with the desire of the Holy See as expressed in the Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae, members of the faculty voluntarily make a public Profession of Faith (the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed) and take the Oath of Fidelity.
Application Deadline: February 2, 2007
Christendom College emphasizes teaching excellence in faculty hiring and advancement. Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their teaching philosophy and research interests, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a sample of scholarly writing, and any other relevant supporting material to Dr. John Cuddeback, Dept. of Philosophy, 134 Christendom Dr., Front Royal, VA 22630. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Cuddeback (firstname.lastname@example.org; 540-636-2900, ext.332)
I'm not sure if someone is leaving... who is currently in the department? Dr. Andres, Mr. Brown, Dr. Cuddeback, Dr. Flippen, and Dr. Snyder. Mr. O'Herron is still teaching a course or two for philosophy, evidently.