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Assistant Professor of Philosophy/PPE

Department of Philosophy, Suffolk University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics, Social/Political Philosophy
AOS categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC History of Ethics and one or more applied fields such as Philosophy of Race and/or Gender; Environmental Ethics; Bio-/Medical Ethics; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy and Economics; Philosophy and Technology; etc.
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Job description

The Philosophy Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position for July 1, 2018 (pending final budgetary approval). The successful applicant will have a role helping to direct the Politics, Philosophy and Economics major, as well as teaching ethics and social/political philosophy. AOS: Ethics, Social/Political Philosophy. AOC: History of Ethics and one or more applied fields such as Philosophy of Race and/or Gender; Environmental Ethics; Bio-/Medical Ethics; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy and Economics; Philosophy and Technology; etc. The department emphasizes an historical approach to philosophy as a foundation for applied issues. 


A Ph.D. in Philosophy is required by the time of appointment. The position includes a 3/2 teaching load, in addition to service duties, such as advising and service on departmental and College committees. Candidates should provide evidence of teaching excellence and experience providing high quality instruction to a diverse student body. The successful candidate would also have the opportunity to develop courses in areas of Suffolk’s Core Curriculum, such as Seminar for Freshmen, Perspectives, and Creativity and Innovation. Experience with interdisciplinary collaboration, service learning, internships, or policy-related work is desirable.  

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) copies of transcripts; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 5) a writing sample; and 6) three professional letters of reference, sent electronically to Harpreet Kaur at hkaur2@suffolk.edu.  All application materials should be submitted no later than December 15, 2017.

“Preliminary interviews will be held at the Eastern Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association in Savannah, Georgia, Jan. 3-6, 2018.

Working at Suffolk:

Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Since 1906, Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience. Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together. Suffolk is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. 

Suffolk University is actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LBGTQ status.

See yourself here with our terrific benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Harvard Pilgrim medical/Delta Dental at low employee costs
  • Retirement options including both Standard Retirement Plan (SRP) and Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity (VTDAP). The University contributes 9% to your SRP when you contribute 5% after eligibility guidelines have been met.
  • All employees and faculty members who are at least half-time are eligible for the tuition free course benefit in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School. There are additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Discounted home and auto insurance

  To learn more about Suffolk University visit our website at www.suffolk.edu.

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Hard deadline December 15, 2017, 11:59pm EST
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Web address for more information http://www.suffolk.edu/
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