JOB – Assoc. Prof. & Director of Enviro Studies & Sustainability


Merrimack College CampusMerrimack College invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program

Beginning fall 2014
North Andover, Massachusetts, USA

AOS: Environmental Philosophy
AOC: Moral and Political Philosophy

Multidisciplinary and intercultural perspectives are preferred.  Applicants should have taught at the assistant professor level for 3-5 years and have a PhD by time of appointment.  The position involves teaching 4 courses/year, 3 in Philosophy (including Introduction to Philosophy) and 1 ESS Gateway course.  Other duties include advising majors and minors in the ESS program, advising the student-run Green Team, serving on the Sustainable Merrimack Committee, and planning co-curricular events and activities.

The Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program is a three-year old, innovative program that offers students both major and minor options with tracks that include courses from the Schools of Business, Liberal Arts, and Science and Engineering.  Merrimack College is a private college located 25 miles north of Boston.  The Philosophy Program and the Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program are integrally linked to the ideals of experiential education, sustainability, and social justice as set forth in Merrimack College’s Agenda for Distinction.

Applications are due by Applications due by October 31, 2013

To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining relevant teaching and research experience, and a curriculum vitae online at or mail applications may be sent to Dr. Arthur Ledoux, Chair of Philosophy, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845.