Job Posting: University of St. Thomas (Houston, Texas)

This just in, from the University of St Thomas in Houston, Texas:

University of St. Thomas, Houston TX. Assistant professor, tenure-track, beginning August 2009. Five courses/year, undergraduate and graduate.  Usual committee work.  Ph.D. prior to appointment.  AOS: The Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas; candidate should understand and be committed to the philosophical vitality of the thought of Aquinas.  AOC: Metaphysics, or Philosophy of Law, or Social & Political Philosophy.  Record of excellent teaching and scholarly involvement appropriate to rank.  Competence in appropriate ancient and modern languages.  Send complete dossier to the Dean of Arts & Sciences:
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose
Houston, TX 77006

Review of applications will begin December 8th and continue until the position is filled.  UST is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical, and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education.  Applicant should address his/her knowledge of the Thomistic tradition and support of the mission of Catholic higher education.  Examples of how he/she has and will contribute to this mission should be included.  We encourage women and minorities to apply.  This position is contingent upon funding.  EOE.  

It's nice to jobs coming open, even this late in the job season.


Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson is an associate professor of Theology at Marquette University, and founded on Squarespace in November of 2004. He studied with James Weisheipl, Leonard Boyle, Walter Principe, and Lawrence Dewan, at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto, Canada).