Department of Philosophy, Boston University

Position ID:Boston University-Philosophy-ASTP [#8110]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Philosophy
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01 finished (posted 2016/09/27, listed until 2017/03/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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. A letter and complete dossier (including writing sample, three letters of recommendation, c.v. and teaching dossier) should be sent to Address any queries to the Department Administrator, 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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Further Info:
745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 516
Boston, MA 02215

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