Open Positions

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Philosophy

Non-Tenure Track

Description

The primary responsibility of the position is contributing to the undergraduate core (3-3 course load). The successful candidate will be expected to teach Perspectives on Western Culture in the Perspectives Program, an interdisciplinary core course based in the study of major philosophical and theological texts. Thus, a record of demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. For more information about the Perspectives Program, visit the program’s website.

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • AOS: Open.
  • AOC: Broad familiarity with the histories of Western philosophy and Christian theology.

Application Instructions

Dossiers must include: cover letter, CV, statements on teaching and on research, and evidence of excellence in teaching. 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/109156

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Aristotle

Tenure Track

Description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track. In exceptional cases, a higher rank may be considered.  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 visit their 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. 

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • AOS: Classical Philosophy, especially Aristotle.
  • AOC:  Broad competence in the history of philosophy. Additional competence in a non-European tradition of philosophy would be an advantage.

Application Instructions

Dossiers must include: Cover letter, CV, statements on teaching and on research, 3 letters of recommendation and sample of publications. EO/AAE.  Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.  

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Lonergan

Tenure Track

Description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track. In exceptional cases, a higher rank may be considered. Candidate should be prepared to teach introductions to, as well as advanced graduate seminars on, the thought of Bernard Lonergan. 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 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.

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • AOS: Expertise in Lonergan Studies.
  • AOC: Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, and broad competence in the History of Philosophy. 

Application Instructions

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.  


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.