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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy and Religion, Northeastern University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS History of Philosophy and Applied Ethics
AOC BioEthics, Environmental Ethics and Healthcare Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 508534
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities invites applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor position, beginning fall of 2022, in the areas of history of philosophy and/or bioethics broadly construed to include environmental ethics and healthcare ethics. This is an untenured, but continuing and tracked position (Assistant, Associate, and Full Teaching Professor), with progressively longer contracts (up to 5 years).

The responsibilities for this position include teaching history of philosophy and applied ethics courses in the Department of Philosophy and Religion (six courses per year), such as Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought, Modern Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, Moral and Social Problems in Healthcare, and Food Ethics, as well as contributing to and developing co-curricular undergraduate programming and opportunities.


A Ph.D. in Philosophy or a related field is required by the start date. The successful candidate will have demonstrated teaching excellence or a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. They will also have a strong interest in pedagogical, curricular, and co-curricular innovation. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is the home of the Experiential Liberal Arts. Through its research, teaching, and engagement missions, the college collaborates across the university, the Northeastern network, and partners around the globe.  We are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia. Successful faculty in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities will be dynamic and innovative scholars with research and teaching excellence and a commitment to improved equity, diversity, and inclusion. Strong candidates for this position will have the expertise, knowledge, and skills to build their research, pedagogy, and curriculum in ways that reflect and enhance this commitment. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Applications should include: a cover letter that addresses their interest in and qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as sample syllabi, teaching statement, honors/awards, and evaluations); writing sample; and contact information for three letters of recommendation, which will be solicited upon receipt of complete application. To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Questions should be addressed to Prof. Matthew Smith, search committee chair, [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 7th, 2022 will be assured full consideration.
Web address to apply https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/508...
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Deadline for full consideration: January 7, 2022, 11:59pm EST

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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/508...
Contact name Matthew Smith
Contact email
Time created November 29, 2021, 10:15pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 22, 2022, 5:52pm EST
Expired on May 22, 2022, 6:46pm EST
Last updated September 1, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
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