Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
University of Navarra - School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Navarra seeks to fill a one year full-time, Assistant Professor position of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE), to begin September 2020. Depending on performance and mutual interests, the contract may be extended to a second year. Advanced candidates may eventually apply for tenure.

AOS: Political Science, Political Philosophy, and/or Sociology
AOC: Sociology, Political Theory, History of Political Science


  • Candidates will have a PhD in Political Science or in Sociology by the date of the commencement of the position.
  • The candidate will teach in English to both Spanish and international students for the PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) program and for other degrees on campus.
  • Duties include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and assisting with program development.

Part of the candidate's teaching may be on Core Curriculum subjects. Any previous experience in the teaching of Core Curriculum courses and knowledge of its principles ( will be very positively considered. In light of these principles, the ideal candidate will appreciate the relevance of history in configuring individuals’ identities, demonstrate knowledge of Christianity and religion, and inspire in their students a reflective attitude to the challenges of the present. 

Demonstrated research excellence or promise of research in his/her AOS is expected. The School of Humanities will take into consideration the successful candidate's ability to lead research and contribute to the development of the PPE program, to be genuinely committed to students and show a collaborative spirit with colleagues and administrative staff. Persons with administrative experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Applicants should submit a dossier that includes:

  • a cover letter that describes his or her research, teaching philosophy and experience, administrative work
  • a CV
  • and the names of two referees

And email them to For further information or queries, please contact us at the same email address. For full consideration, please submit your dossier by 10 December 2019. Candidates will be initially interviewed by Zoom. 

The University of Navarra ( is an international University committed to quality teaching and excellence in research. It occupies the 3rd position in the Europe Teaching Ranking 2019 by Times Higher Education and Elsevier. It was founded on the basis of Catholic principles by St. Josemaría Escrivá and is a corporate work of Opus Dei. It provides suitable opportunities for the development of its professors and employees, carries out broad cultural outreach and social promotion through NGOs and charities, and encourages service learning programs. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

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