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Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Aristotle

Department of Philosophy, Boston College

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Classical Philosophy, especially Aristotle
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Broad Competence in the history of Philosophy. Additional Competence in non-European tradition of Philosophy would be an advantage.
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States
Start date August 2023
Job description

Boston College.  Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track. In exceptional cases, a higher rank may be considered.  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. 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 websites https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/mcas/departments/philosophy/undergraduate/perspectives-program.html and https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/schools/mcas/sites/PULSE.html.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence
with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education.
https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/about/mission.html. Ability to contribute to all of the above will be regarded as an asset. 

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all its employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19.

EO/AAE.  Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.  Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

Deadline for applications is November 15, 2022.

How to apply
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Hard deadline November 15, 2022, 12:00pm EST
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Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2022, 12:00pm EST
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