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philosophy department

Boston College. Assistant Professor of the Practice position, full time, non-tenure track, three-year contract (renewable). Applicants must be committed to undergraduate teaching and will be expected to teach three (3) sections of Introduction to Philosophy per semester, following a syllabus of primary texts. AOS: Open. AOC: Broad competence in the history of philosophy.

The department supports an interdisciplinary core program in the study of major philosophical and religious texts – Perspectives on Western Culture and a program of ethical, political, and theological analysis for students engaged in service programs – PULSE Program.

Boston College is a Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition. Ability to contribute to all the above will be regarded as an asset.

Dossiers must include: cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statements on teaching and on research, evaluations of teaching, and sample of publications. To apply go to

EO/AAE. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2016. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2016. Interviews for this position will be conducted via the Internet.



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