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Assistant professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Boston College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Moral and/or political philosophy as it relates to international affairs; broad competence in the history of philosophy
AOC categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Job description

Boston College is a leading national Jesuit, Catholic university, enrolling 14,700 students, 9,000 full-time undergraduates and 4,900 graduate and professional students. Located six miles from downtown Boston, the University has 760 full-time faculty, 2,500 employees, an operating budget of $808 million, and an endowment of $1.6 billion.

Job Description

This position will be filled in partnership with Boston College's International Studies Program. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate core and elective courses and graduate courses (3-2 course load) in philosophy plus Ph.D. supervision, as well as teaching courses in International Studies, in particular a course entitled Ethics, Religion, and International Politics, a required course for International Studies majors. The International Studies website is: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/cas/isp.html.


The position will involve service both to the philosophy department and to International Studies. Successful candidates will have a record of strong research combined with outstanding research potential and demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy.

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 programs (PULSE Program). For information on these programs see websites http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/philosophy/special-programs/perspectives.html andhttp://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/pulse/. Boston College is a Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition (http://www.bc.edu/cwis/mission/mission.html). Ability to contribute to all the above will be regarded as an asset.

How To Apply

Please go to https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/20467 to apply online.

On the website please submit cover letter, CV, statements on teaching and on research, and sample of publications. Arrange to have (3) three letters of recommendation sent. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2012. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2012.

Closing Statements

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

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/20467
Hard deadline November 30, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/philosophy
Contact email
Time created November 3, 2012, 7:15pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 30, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 30, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Last updated June 11, 2015, 2:08pm EST
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