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The University of Tulsa’s Honors College is seeking candidates who have a PhD in philosophy, literature, languages, history, classics, theology, or political theory for a one year postdoctoral position as a fellow in the College. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in both teaching and research, as well as demonstrated knowledge of the classical liberal arts tradition, which makes up the core curriculum in the college.

The fellowships' responsibilities include both research and teaching, with a 1:1 teaching load in the college. In addition to teaching, fellows take on undergraduate mentoring responsibilities and are expected to participate in the intellectual life and programs of the college throughout the academic year. Fellows who excel in their role will be considered for a one year renewal of the fellowship. This fellowship comes with a competitive salary plus full TU employee benefits.

Application Procedure

All materials should be submitted electronically at:

Application materials include: CV and cover letter, research statement, recent writing sample, and a list of references. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to advance the mission of the College during their time in the fellowship. Screening of applicants will begin on Friday June 23, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, you may contact the Dean of the Honors College (

The start date for the position is August 15, 2023. The Honors College The mission of the Honors College at the University of Tulsa is to offer an excellent and accelerated liberal arts education, focused on the study of classical texts in the liberal arts tradition, in a vibrant intellectual community that fosters friendship, growth in excellent habits of mind and character, and service to the common good.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status. The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/ Veteran.