Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Tenure Track

The Humanities Program of Dominican University New York (DUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy beginning Fall 2024.


  • A completed PhD in Philosophy is strongly preferred, but the exceptional ABD candidate may also be considered.
  • A generalist broadly trained. Teaching responsibilities (generally a 4/4 load) will include regular offerings of Introductory Logic and Bioethics for non-majors. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and interest in these areas. The program also has needs in the Philosophy of Race or Gender and the History of Philosophy.
  • DemonstratedÔÇ»commitment to justice, equity, inclusion, and student success, while working with a broadly diverse student body.
  • Familiarity with the Dominican Tradition is desirable.
  • Equal capability and enthusiasm in teaching a range of undergraduate Philosophy courses in our new general education program.
  • Strong candidates will be versatile, committed teachers who, consistent with the mission of the College, are committed to excellence, leadership, and service in an environment characterized by respect for the individual and concern for the community and its needs.

As an institution serving many minorities and first-generation students, we particularly welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds and traditionally underrepresented populations and who are focused on developing as teachers and scholars.

Dominican University New York, located in Rockland County, 20 miles north of New York City, is a private institution with approximately 1,400 students and over 300 faculty and staff. Committed to building its programs upon a strong liberal arts foundation, the University offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degree opportunities in the liberal arts and sciences, business, and the professions.

Please submit curriculum vitae, transcript copies, a cover letter including a statement of teaching philosophy, up to three sample syllabi, and contact information for three professional references by April 1st to

Compensation commensurate with experience. Salary range: $65,000 – $68,000

Dominican University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law.