Multiple Tenure-Track Positions

Providence College in Rhode Island

Date Posted August 15, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Employment Type Full-time

Providence College invites applications for the following tenure-track positions which will commence in August 2018. Searches will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year. The 105-acre campus of Providence College is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is located only an hour’s drive from Boston and just a few hours’ drive from New York City.

Anthropology (Political environmental anthropology)
Computer Science
English (Writing specialist)
Global Studies (Anthropology with specialty in Africa)
History (African-American History)
Philosophy (Epistemology)
Sociology (W.E.B. Du Bois)
Social Work (Human development and diversity and ethical practice)
Theology (Catholic Systematic Theology)

Applicants must possess a doctorate from an accredited institution at the time of appointment and demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be active in service to the college and the community. Appointments will be at the Assistant Professor rank.

Providence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission and encourages the deepest respect for the essential dignity, freedom, and equality of every person. Committed to fostering academic excellence, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Moreover, Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As our student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of economic, social, and cultural backgrounds is preferred. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications from women and persons of color. 

Position descriptions and application timelines will be available on the College’s web site at:


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