Assistant Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
03 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2016
Ref
9689/I3016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Philosophy at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2017. We seek a candidate specializing either in the philosophy of mind/philosophy of neuroscience/cognitive science or in the philosophy of language. The candidate must have a solid background in the relevant sciences and disciplinary areas; an ability to contribute to research clusters in analytic philosophy and the philosophy of science is also highly desirable. Teaching experience and Ph.D. prior to appointment are expected. Position includes teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels; mentoring graduate students, performing committee work, and an ability to conduct interdisciplinary work, including contributions either to new philosophy/neuroscience joint major or to the joint philosophy and linguistics major highly desirable. Summer teaching options are available if a candidate is interested.

Required Skills

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

A letter and complete dossier (including writing sample, three letters of recommendation, c.v. and teaching dossier) should be sent to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8110. Address any queries to the Department Administrator, philda@bu.edu. To be assured of full consideration, the completed application should be received by December 1, 2016. A review of applications will begin on a rolling basis and will continue until the position is filled.

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.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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