Boston University, Department of Philosophy

Position ID:BU-Philosophy-VSASTP [#24387]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Philosophy / Ancient, Modern, Existentialism, Medical Ethics
Appl Deadline:2023/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/02/22, listed until 2023/08/22)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Philosophy at Boston University invites applications for a one-year non-renewable Visiting Assistant Professor position starting July 1, 2023.  We have teaching needs in Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Existentialism and Medical Ethics. The Department of Philosophy believes that the cultural, social, and philosophical 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 seek a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring that BU is inclusive and equitable and a place where diverse constituents can thrive.  Successful candidates will be outstanding teachers committed to active philosophical engagement with students.  Teaching experience and Ph.D. prior to appointment are expected.  Teaching load 2/2; semester-system.  Please send cover letter and complete dossier: teaching dossier including sample syllabi, CV, research statement, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and a diversity statement, that is, a statement indicating how DEI principles inform your teaching, scholarship, and service.  Please send your dossier to this web address: To be assured of full consideration, the completed application should be received by April 1, 2023.  

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:
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725 Commonwealth Ave, Room 109
Boston, MA 02215