Position Overview:

Merrimack College invites applications for a position as an Associate Professor in Philosophy beginning fall 2019.


AOS: Social and political philosophy (particularly feminist philosophy, food justice, philosophy of race

AOC: Ethics

The successful applicant will teach three courses per semester, including Introduction to Philosophy. Applicants should have some experience teaching courses in feminist philosophy, food justice, and philosophy of race, as well as some administrative experience (such as Director of a program). Multidisciplinary and intercultural perspectives are welcome. The department is seeking candidates who will teach philosophy courses that will contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs, such as Social Justice.

To Apply: please submit a cover letter outlining your relevant teaching and research experience, a curriculum vitae, a syllabus for biomedical ethics, and three letters of reference.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About Merrimack:

The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,200 undergraduates and graduate students from 34 states and 36 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack recently placed 21st in the nation for “Colleges That Add the Most Value” in Money’s special Best Colleges report and was ranked as one of the top 10 colleges in the northern United States for the fourth year in a row — and the only regional college judged “up and coming” by higher education leadership in the northern United States, according to U.S. News.

Merrimack College seeks to nourish and sustain our five core values of leadership, community, awareness, scholarship, and service. The College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interest in building a culture committed to diversity and inclusive excellence, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.  


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