Open Positions

Assistant Professor of the Practice, Philosophy

Boston College, Department of Philosophy. Assistant Professor of the Practice, Philosophy; full-time, non tenure-track, 3-year contract (renewable). In exceptional cases, appointment at the rank of Associate Professor of the Practice may be considered. AOS: Open. AOC: Broad familiarity with the history of philosophy. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Philosophy and have a record of demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy and an interest in research. Responsibilities include contributing to the undergraduate core, specifically the PULSE Program for Service Learning (3-3 course load). The successful candidate would be expected to teach two year-long sections of “Person and Social Responsibility,” that fulfills core requirements in philosophy and theology. This appointment would be for teaching in the Department’s interdisciplinary program involving major texts in philosophical and theological traditions, highlighting ethical and social justice reflection and analysis, for students engaged in service projects (the PULSE Program). Long a leader and innovator in service learning, the PULSE Program educates more than 500 undergraduate students each year through the integration of community-based social service and social advocacy fieldwork with the study of philosophy, theology, and social analysis. For more information visit the program website.

Dossiers must include: cover letter, CV, statements on teaching and on research, and sample of publications. EO/AAE. Send complete dossier, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to: 81867.

Deadline for applications is February 1, 2021.

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

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.