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Teaching Professor - open rank

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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Please be prepared to attach your cv, cover letter, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample syllabus, and a list of references.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Teaching Professor - open rank
Requisition Number FTFR001004
Division/College College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 09/18/2017

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University seeks to fill a position of Assistant, Associate or Full Teaching Professor in Philosophy beginning September 2018. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to and experience in undergraduate teaching and will be able to teach introductory courses in applied ethics, including technology ethics. This is an untenured, but continuing and tracked position with the possibility of promotion to Associate and Full Teaching Professor, as well as multi-year (3 year and 5 year) contracts. The initial rank will be determined based on the credentials of the final candidate. The standard teaching load is six courses per year.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 30th will be assured full consideration. To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample syllabus, and a list of references. Questions should be addressed to Prof. Jung Lee, Search Committee Chair,


A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the start of the appointment.

Additional Information

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts ( Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Other
  6. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents

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