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Philosophy - Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track)

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Position Information

Position Title Philosophy - Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
Position Summary

CBU is seeking a deeply committed Christian philosopher for a tenure-track position in our philosophy program within the School of Christian Ministries. Candidates must be willing and able to teach the following courses: Introduction to Philosophy, Goodness Truth and Beauty, Logic, History of Western Philosophy, Apologetics, Aesthetics, Epistemology, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics. This position also involves recruiting for majors and minors.


Candidates should have experience in the classroom articulating the relationship between faith and reason, theology and philosophy, and Gospel and mission; must demonstrate a strong commitment to their local church and understanding of the Southern Baptist expression of church life and mission; and must exhibit a spiritual maturity that can be a model to our students. Ph.D. prior to August 2018 preferred; advanced ABD considered. Candidates must fully and conscientiously embrace the Baptist Faith and Message (2000) and be an active member of a Southern Baptist church.

Teaching Responsibilities

24 units annually

Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Christian Experience Essay
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. Curriculum Vitae