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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Ethics and Health (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy and Religion, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Clinical Ethics and Public Health Ethics
AOC Philosophy/Ethics of Technology
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number R109461
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Start date September 2023
Job description

About The Opportunity

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities and its nine tenure units are 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 a record of 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.


The College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University invites applications and nominations for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions, tenure/tenure-track, in the area of Ethics and Health, broadly construed to include research ethics, clinical ethics and/or public health ethics, with a focus on issues and problems with relevance to the design and use of novel technologies, including but not limited to AI and big data analytics, synthetic biology, robotics, and neurotechnologies. The person filling this position will teach foundational courses in healthcare and/or public health ethics, advanced courses in their area of expertise, and contribute to joint curriculum and research initiatives between the two colleges. The successful candidate will have a strong scholarly record or research program on ethical issues related to healthcare and/or public health, as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Northeastern University is a global university system. Positions will primarily be on the Boston campus but may be available at any of our 14 campus locations.


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.

A Ph.D. in Philosophy, STS, Bioethics or a related field in hand by the appointment start date is required.

Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including sample syllabi), research statement, writing sample, diversity statement, and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation. Questions should be addressed to Prof. Ronald Sandler, search committee chair, [email protected]. In the diversity statement, please describe how you can support Northeastern’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Describe how your teaching, service, research, and/or leadership (as applicable) has supported the success of students and/or colleagues; and/or describe the impact others have had on you as relating to diversity, equity and inclusion. To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Review of applications will begin November 1st and continue. Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.
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Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2022, 12:00am EST

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Web address for more information https://cssh.northeastern.edu/cssh-people/faculty-...
Contact name Ronald Sandler
Contact email
Time created October 11, 2022, 4:11pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 9, 2023, 3:26pm EST
Expired on April 9, 2023, 3:46pm EST
Last updated June 9, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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