Associate Professor of Education and Liberal Studies, THC

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Job Number: 158 -- Posted: 2016-10-21 -- Revised: 0000-00-00 -- Location: St. Davids -- Posting Type: Faculty

Eastern University, a university of the liberal arts and sciences located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, invites applications for an open rank, full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Templeton Honors College beginning June 2017. 

The successful candidate will teach within the undergraduate curriculum of the Templeton Honors College (THC), the College of Education, and in a new Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a Concentration in Classical Education. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned Ph.D. in a related field (e.g., classics, education, history, literature, philosophy, political science). Ideal candidates will have significant background in secondary education and will preferably be certified. Candidates should be enthusiastic supporters of a classical approach to the liberal arts, and should therefore have a demonstrated capability for and interest in teaching a broad range of whole texts, even outside of one’s discipline, and of integrating key theological and philosophical questions into seminar teaching. Teaching load will likely be heavily weighted to spring and summer terms.

The Templeton Honors College at Eastern University is designed to challenge and prepare academically gifted students to be individuals of influence in culture, society and their professions by providing a holistic classical liberal arts education focused on the life of the mind, character formation, and skill development. See

To be considered, applicants must upload their application materials in their profile. Please provide a cover letter to include a brief statement of your faith, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of recommendation.  We recommend that interested candidates review the institution's mission and doctrinal statements

All positions remain open until filled.

About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with our mission and community standards. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes encouraged to apply.

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In accordance with state laws, Act 73 of 2007 & Act 153 of 2014 (relating to the Child Protective Services Law), school employees of Eastern University who will have "direct contact with children" must complete the background check process prior to employment. University employees must obtain and present directly to the Human Resources department the following three child protection clearances: FBI Criminal Record Check; Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance and Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check. Click here for information on how to obtain these clearances. Employment will be contingent upon successful results of the background investigation.

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