The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University, Boston, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Comparative Ethics and Religion, to begin in fall 2012.

Candidates must have broad knowledge of comparative ethics, have expertise in Western and/or indigenous religions and the ability to teach courses such as Ethics in World Religions or Religious Ethics.

The successful candidate will join a growing, dynamic department with specializations that include political philosophy, philosophy of human rights and feminist theory, philosophy of science, medical, environmental, and business ethics, and Eastern and Western religions. He or she will participate in a new College-wide initiative to internationalize the curriculum.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in an appropriate field such as Religious Studies, Philosophy, or Area Studies. Candidates must have demonstrated teaching excellence and show evidence of scholarly accomplishment and potential.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

To apply, visit the College of Social Sciences and Humanities website at: and click on the Faculty Positions button. Applicants will submit a letter of interest, including a statement on teaching, a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a writing sample of no more than fifty pages, an official transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Transcripts and letters should be mailed to Professor Susan Setta, Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, 371 Holmes Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, Ma. 02115.

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