University of St. Thomas
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission

University of St. Thomas

Assistant or Associate Professor


The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Department of Philosophy and the Center for Thomistic Studies. This position reports directly to the Department Chair.


Areas of Specialization: Open. Candidates must have facility with the Latin texts of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Areas of Concentration: Open.

Submission deadline for full consideration: November 30, 2021

Position begins August 2022. 3/2 course load. Ph.D. required.

This position will involve teaching at least one graduate course per year and dissertation supervision. Undergraduate teaching load: 3 or 4 courses per year, including university core courses. University, Department, and Center service are also required.

Areas of specialization and concentration are open, but among areas that might serve the Center's needs are history of philosophy, Arabic philosophy, political philosophy, logic, philosophy of language, and philosophy of science.

Applications should address applicant's knowledge and support of the Thomistic tradition and of the mission of Catholic higher education in light of Ex Corde Ecclesiae and Fides et Ratio.

Applications for this position should include the following materials: a letter of interest, transcripts, a statement concerning the mission of Catholic higher education in light of Ex Corde Ecclesiae and Fides et Ratio, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, evidence of undergraduate teaching excellence and ability to teach as needed in online modalities, and three letters of reference submitted by recommenders.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to hiring faculty who can help it not only fulfill its integrated mission - the formation of the whole person for flourishing in this life and the next - but also advance it in new ways. The University's Catholic identity is the center of this mission, a Catholicism expressed for our own age by the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Pope St. John Paul II's Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The University asks all candidates applying for this position to consider these documents to ensure their professional goals and practices can align with them.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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