Professor of Philosophy, Donnelly College (Kansas City, KS)

Professor of Philosophy, Donnelly College (Kansas City, KS)

Donnelly College, located in the heart of Kansas City, Kansas, is a Catholic institution of higher education founded by the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The College was established in 1949 to meet the needs of recent immigrants and the urban core with a special concern for those who might not otherwise be served. Today, Donnelly continues that tradition by providing the most accessible and affordable Catholic college education in the country. Our community joyfully participates in the mission of Jesus Christ in our time by making the love of God tangible in our world. Through a strong core curriculum and general education, Donnelly College offers programs leading to bachelor and associate degrees and certificates. To find out more, please visit

Job Summary

The Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Donnelly College invites applications for a full-time position in Philosophy beginning August 2023. The position includes teaching undergraduate courses at both the introductory and upper level as well as in a variety of sub-disciplines within the field. The ideal candidate will have a general knowledge of classical, medieval, and modern philosophy, the Catholic philosophical tradition, and the Catholic intellectual tradition broadly speaking with a desire to integrate the great works of Western philosophy into their courses.   


  • Teach undergraduate courses in philosophy
  • Assist in the development of philosophy courses and curricula
  • Carry a 5/5 teaching load
  • Attend departmental, community, and council meetings
  • Participate in at least one faculty committee


  • Philosophically aligned with the mission and values of the College to fully support and participate in our Catholic identity; practicing Roman Catholic required.
  • Ph.D. required, ABD candidates with a schedule for degree completion will also be considered
  • Knowledge of the Catholic philosophical tradition
  • Track record of teaching excellence
  • Amenable to offering interdisciplinary courses
  • Area of specialization and concentration is open
  • Ability to incorporate perennial philosophical works and primary source texts into courses

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