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 includes 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. Successful candidates will be expected to take part in the life of the Honors Program (participating in weekly planning meetings, attending Honors events, and holding office hours for student interaction).
Evidence of excellent teaching and scholarly potential required.
Interest or experience in Jesuit education preferred.
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. Review of applications will begin January 5, 2019. Initial interviews will take place in mid-February 2019.
- Ph.D. required
- 2-4 years prior teaching experience
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
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75 – 100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 – 24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
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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.
How to apply
Initial applications include a cover letter, current CV, teaching statement (Document # 1), and graduate school transcripts (Document # 2). Initial applications must be submitted electronically at https://careers.creighton.edu. In addition, please mail three letters of recommendation directly to Dr. Jeffrey Hause, Honors Program Director, Department of Philosophy, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 68178 or via email at: JeffreyHause@creighton.edu.