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Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Core Curriculum and Assistant Director, Core Curriculum
Boston College

Date Posted Jul. 11, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Core Curriculum and Assistant Director, Core Curriculum
University Boston College
Department Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2018
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
    United States
  • Core Faculty
  • Religion and Theology
    Literature - General
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    History - General
    African American Studies
    Humanities - General
Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Core Curriculum and Assistant Director, Core Curriculum
Boston College: Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
Open Date: Jul 9, 2018

Boston College seeks a teacher, scholar, and administrator to serve as Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Core Curriculum and Assistant Director of the Core Curriculum with a Fall 2018 start date. The successful candidate will have demonstrated academic, leadership, and program development abilities. This position is a full-time non-tenure track faculty position with 12-month administrative responsibilities. Candidates with significant teaching and/or administrative experience may be considered for a higher starting rank.

Responsibilities: Teach a 1-1 load in the Core Curriculum in the candidate’s areas of scholarly expertise and interest. Assist the Associate Dean for the Core in providing academic leadership and day-to-day management of the Core Program. The administrative responsibilities include, but are not limited to, chairing the Curriculum subcommittee of the University Core Renewal Committee; participating in course development, promotion, and registration advising related to Enduring Questions and Complex Problems Core courses; coordinating Core Renewal pedagogical workshops; supporting the Core Fellow/Visiting Assistant Professor postdoctoral fellow program; and assisting with assessment and review of Core Curriculum courses.

You can learn more about BC’s Core Curriculum here:

Questions about this position may be directed to the Associate Dean for the Core, Brian Gareau (

Qualifications: Doctorate in a discipline that can contribute to teaching in the Core Curriculum. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is required. Experience in interdisciplinary curriculum development and evidence of educational administrative experience is an advantage. Also important is the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, colleagues, and students.

Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, C.V., an article-length writing sample, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information for three references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Boston College is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. Applications should be submitted electronically via Interfolio at the link below.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
    Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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Contact Information

  • Brian Gareau
    Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences
    Boston College
    140 Commonwealth Ave.
    Gasson Hall
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


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