JOB – Tenure-track, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.  The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor, beginning Fall 2012.  We are chiefly interested in candidates with AOS in Applied Ethics (e.g., medical ethics, environmental ethics, business ethics, etc.).  The department is especially interested in candidates with an AOC in medieval philosophy.  The successful candidate must have competence to teach, and interest in, the required Core Curriculum course “Foundations of Logical Reasoning.”  Teaching load is four courses per semester—typically one upper level course and three sections of the Core course.  There will also be opportunities to offer First- and Second-Year Seminars.  Summer teaching possible.  Additional responsibilities include participating in departmental and university decision-making, curriculum development, and advising of majors.

Ph.D., publications (or other evidence of a strong scholarly record), and evidence of teaching effectiveness required.  The successful candidate will be the 7th member of a collegial and philosophically pluralistic department.  For more information about the department, please visit Interested applicants should apply online at and attach the following documents to their online application: a letter of interest, CV, sample of written work, and supporting materials.  Also please forward three letters of recommendation to the Department of Philosophy, Bridgewater State University, Tillinghast Hall, Room 340, 45 School Street, Bridgewater, MA 02325. Deadline: December 1st. AA/EOE.