Job openings at Boston University

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Semantics

The Linguistics Program at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Semantics, to begin July 1, 2017, pending budgetary approval. The candidate will teach and advise at the graduate and undergraduate levels and serve as a core faculty member in the Linguistics program. A secondary specialization in pragmatics, computational linguistics, or another core area of linguistics would be a plus. Requirements include a PhD in Linguistics in hand by the start date, a strong background in linguistic theory, and demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and research. For further information about our academic programs, see http://ling.bu.edu. Inquiries should be directed to the chair of the search committee at carol@bu.edu.

Application materials, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, three selected publications, and three reference letters (to be uploaded by recommenders) should be uploaded as individual PDF files through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7849. For full consideration, applications should be complete by November 1, 2016.

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.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Philosophy
[with possible specialization including Philosophy of Language]

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 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.