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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Boston University, Boston University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Social, political, or legal philosophy
AOS categories Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open, but philosophy of race desirable
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts, United States
Start date September 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy has an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in the fields of social, political, or legal philosophy (pending budgetary approval). AOS: Social, political, or legal philosophy. AOC: open, but philosophy of race desirable. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Teaching experience and Ph.D. prior to appointment are expected. Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels; 2/2 load, semester-system. Ph.D. direction is expected. Normal committee work is required. Summer teaching options are available if a candidate is interested.

The Department of Philosophy believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. Particular attention will be given to philosophers who could contribute to interdisciplinary dialogue on issues of race and gender; possible cross-appointment for qualified faculty in (e.g.) Women’s Gender and Sexuality StudiesAfrican American StudiesLatin American Studies, or Asian Studies. A cover letter and complete dossier (including writing sample, at least three letters of recommendation, C.V. and teaching dossier) should be sent to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12062. We welcome applications from candidates whose research, teaching, or mentoring deepens and broadens the department’s capacity to address race, gender, privilege, power, systematic oppression, etc.; please address your qualifications in this regard in your cover letter or in a separate statement (added to the end of the cover letter pdf). Address any queries to Professor Susanne Sreedhar, Chair, Social/Legal/Political Job Search. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until the position is filled or withdrawn. To be assured of full consideration, the completed application should be received by November 26th, 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Submit the following items online at the website above to complete your application: -Cover Letter -Curriculum Vitae -Writing Sample -Teaching Dossier -Three or more Letters of Reference And anything else requested in the position description.
Web address to apply https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12062
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Deadline for full consideration: November 26, 2018, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://bu.edu/philo
Contact name Susanne Sreedhar
Contact email
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Time created September 24, 2018, 3:33pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 9, 2019, 3:10pm EST
Last updated October 31, 2018, 1:34pm EST
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