Open Positions

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track.

In exceptional cases, a higher rank may be considered. AOS: Political philosophy, social philosophy, critical theory. AOC: Broad competence in the history of philosophy; philosophy of law would be an asset. 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 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 projects (PULSE Program). For information on these programs see their associated websites: PerspectivesPulse. The department has a program in law and philosophy in cooperation with Boston College Law School. 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:

Deadline for applications is November 15, 2017.

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