Boston University, Core Curriculum

Position ID:BU-Core Curriculum-LECT [#13451]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Humanities
Appl Deadline:2019/04/12help popup finished (2019/03/19, finished 2019/05/31, listed until 2019/09/19)
Position Description:    

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

Boston University's Core Curriculum in the College of Arts and Sciences is now accepting applications for a full-time Lectureship in Core Humanities, to start in Fall 2019. The Lecturer will be responsible for three sections of 15-18 students each in the Fall and Spring semesters. Core Humanities is writing intensive and emphasizes close reading of philosophical, literary, and religious texts from antiquity through the twentieth century. Initial appointment is for one year, with possible renewals for two and three-year periods following.

Lecturers must have Ph.D. and strong teaching skills and knowledge of relevant texts. Ability to teach classic texts in the social sciences is a plus. The successful applicant will participate in an integrated program of interdisciplinary study that extends across the humanities, social and natural sciences. Information on an applicant’s approach to diversity is welcome. For information on the Core Curriculum, see

Please send your curriculum vitae with a letter that states your teaching interests and qualifications, and the names of at least three faculty members who can write letters of reference. We will contact applicants to arrange for the sending of letters of reference as needed. Application materials should be uploaded files through Academic Jobs Online at We will begin to consider applications on April 12, 2019, although later applications will be accepted. 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, MA 02215

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