Thursday, 7 February 2013

Faculty Job

Villanova University

Arthur J. Ennis Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Augustine and Culture Seminar Program seeks scholars in the Humanities to apply for the Arthur J. Ennis, OSA Post-doctoral Teaching Fellowship, starting in the Fall Semester 2013. This is a one-year fellowship renewable for up to three years.
Villanova is a Roman Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian Order. An AA/EEO employer, Villanova seeks a diverse faculty committed to scholarship, service, and especially teaching, who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities: Ennis fellows teach three courses of the Augustine and Culture Seminar each semester, a two semester writing intensive interdisciplinary seminar program, required of all first year students. Each class is capped at sixteen students. The students are expected to write a minimum of thirty pages a semester. Fellows participate in the ACSP faculty development program as well as in the lecture series. There are no other service requirements.
Applicants must apply on-line at All material must be received by March 15, 2013. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Marylu Hill, Director, Augustine and Culture Seminar Program (
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a Humanities discipline, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in the Humanities, and an interest in teaching the thought and influence of Augustine. Applications are to include:
  • Application letter

  • Current and complete curriculum vitae

  • Copies of unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

  • Contact information for three references

  • Writing Samples

  • Statement of research interests
Please note that official transcripts are required if you are a finalist.
Optional Documents include: Statement of Teaching Philosophy.

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