Open Positions

Core Fellow / Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Theology or Environmental Ethics

Description

The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications for the position of Core Fellow/Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Theology and/or Environmental Ethics with disciplinary interests in (but not limited to) Systematic or Moral Theology, Environmental Studies or Ethics, or Political Ecology. Some expertise in environmental policy (broadly defined) is preferred, but not required. The appointment for this one-year Core fellowship will be for the 2020–2021 academic year. The salary is competitive, and the position is renewable upon favorable review for up to three years. As a Jesuit, Catholic institution, Boston College requires all students to complete a fifteen-course liberal arts Core Curriculum as the foundation of their undergraduate education. Core Fellows teach signature courses in the University Core Curriculum. Developed for first-year students, interdisciplinary Complex Problem and Enduring Question courses are part of an ongoing revitalization of the Core Curriculum. As a Core Fellow, the position includes participation in the Core Fellows Program designed to help junior faculty with their scholarly pursuits as well as to become outstanding instructors through pedagogical training focused on education of the whole person. To learn more about BC’s Core Curriculum see: http://www.bc.edu/core.

In one semester, the Core Fellow will help design and teach project-based lab sections associated with a new Complex Problem course, “Science, Design, and Society.” In the other semester, he/she will teach lab sections for the new Complex Problem course, “Our Ocean.” Subsequent years will result in different teaching assignments, including teaching Enduring Question courses

Qualifications

A Ph.D. is required and should be conferred between August 1, 2017 and August 1, 2020.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/72650. The deadline for completed applications is January 17, 2020.Please submit a letter of application, CV, list of three references, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations, if available. The teaching statement should address: (1) how the applicant’s approach to teaching can link interdisciplinary academic knowledge to the formative education of students as whole persons and active citizens; (2) potential lab projects or assignments for the above Complex Problem courses; and (3) potential topics for Enduring Question courses and elective courses in your field for subsequent years.


Core Fellow / Visiting Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences or Humanities

Description

The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications for the position of Core Fellow/ Visiting Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences or Humanities with disciplinary interests in (but not limited to) Sociology, Human Geography, Cultural Studies, Latin American and Latino/a/x Studies, African and African Diaspora Studies, or Immigration. The appointment for this one-year Core Fellowship/visiting assistant professorship will be for the 2020–2021 academic year. Salary is competitive, and the position is renewable upon favorable review for up to three years. As a Jesuit, Catholic institution, Boston College requires all students to complete a fifteen-course liberal arts Core Curriculum as the foundation of their undergraduate education. Core Fellows teach signature courses in the Core Curriculum. Developed for first-year students, interdisciplinary Complex Problem and Enduring Question courses are part of an ongoing revitalization of the Core Curriculum. As a Core Fellow, the position includes participation in the Core Fellows Program, a program designed to help new doctorates with their scholarly pursuits as well as become outstanding instructors through pedagogical training focused on the education of the whole person. You can learn more about BC’s Core Curriculum here: http://www.bc.edu/core.

In one semester, the Core Fellow will help design and teach project-based lab sections associated with a Complex Problem course, Where #Black Lives Matters meets #Me Too: Violence & Representation in the African Diaspora, co-taught by faculty in the Boston College Sociology Department and the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures. In the other semester, he/she will help design and teach labs for the Complex Problem course, Understanding Race, Gender and Violence, co-taught by faculty in the Sociology and History departments.

Qualifications

Ph.D. required and should be conferred between August 1, 2017 and August 1, 2020

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted electronically to apply.interfolio.com/72728. Deadline: February 2, 2020. Please submit a letter of application, CV, list of three references, a teaching statement and teaching evaluations if available. The teaching statement should address: (1) how the applicant’s approach to teaching can link interdisciplinary academic knowledge to the formative education of students as whole persons and active citizens; (2) potential lab projects or assignments for the above Complex Problem courses; and (3) potential topics for Enduring Question courses and elective courses in your field for subsequent years.

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.