Open Positions

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track

The Department of Philosophy at Boston College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. AOS: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century European Philosophy. AOC: Broad competence in the history of philosophy. Familiarity with Hegel and the Idealist tradition would be an advantage. Successful candidates will have a record of strong research combined with outstanding research potential, and demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy. Responsibilities include undergraduate core and elective courses and graduate courses (2-2 course load) plus Ph.D. supervision and service to the department. The department supports two interdisciplinary core curriculum programs, one in the study of major philosophical and theological texts (Perspectives on Western Culture) and one in a social justice program of ethical, political, and theological analysis for students engaged in service learning (PULSE Program). For information on these programs see websites: Perspectives Program and PULSE. Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. Ability to contribute to all of the above will be regarded as an asset. Dossiers must include: cover letter, CV, statements on teaching and on research, and sample of publications. EO/AAE. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Send complete dossier, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to: http://apply.interfolio.com/52961

Deadline for applications is November 15, 2018.


Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track

The Department of Philosophy at Boston College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. AOS: Science and Values, including areas such as bioethics, philosophy of health humanities, emerging health care technologies, philosophy of technology, issues of justice in public health access and policy, and global health. AOC: Open

Responsibilities include undergraduate core and elective courses and graduate courses (2-2 course load) plus Ph.D. supervision and service to the department. Candidates will be expected to contribute courses to the new undergraduate Global Public Health academic program that will be associated with the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society.

The department makes a significant contribution to the university Core Curriculum, which includes providing support for two interdisciplinary Core programs, one in the study of major philosophical and theological texts (Perspectives on Western Culture) and one in a social justice program of ethical, political, and theological analysis for students engaged in service learning (PULSE Program). Ability to contribute to all of the above will be regarded as an asset. For information on these programs see websites Perspectives Program and PULSE. The department has a strong tradition in practical philosophy, understood more broadly than applied ethics, as well as the history of philosophy and continental philosophy. Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education.

Normally, it is expected that the successful candidate would have a PhD in Philosophy. Dossiers must include: cover letter, CV, statements on teaching and on research, and sample of publications. EO/AAE. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Send complete dossier, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to: http://apply.interfolio.com/55706

Deadline for applications is December 15, 2018.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.