Assistant Professor of Philosophy Instruction

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The Hope College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor of Instruction in Philosophy beginning in Fall 2023. The Area of Specialization is open. The Area of Concentration is open, but teaching experience in Feminist Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, or Africana Philosophy is a plus. Job responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester, most of which will be in philosophy but some will be interdisciplinary. There will also be an opportunity to teach upper-level philosophy courses in one’s areas of scholarly interest.

Hope College is committed to creating a diverse, ecumenical Christian academic community that invites all its members into a holistic and robust engagement with the historic Christian faith. The college’s board, faculty, administration, and staff are committed to the Christian faith expressed in the ancient church’s ecumenical creeds. Individuals interested in this position must demonstrate a commitment to a liberal arts college’s character and goals with a Christian perspective, including a mature understanding of and commitment to the historic Christian faith.



Ph.D. in Philosophy by time of appointment.


Application Instructions:

Candidates should upload the following documents as part of their application:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A statement indicating a willingness to commit to and engage with Hope’s mission statement including the clauses on the historic Christian faith, excellence in the liberal arts, and leadership and service in a global society
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Research/Scholarly Work Statement
  6. Unofficial Transcripts