Sullivan Chair in Irish Studies

Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
On application
Posted
03 November 2020
Closes
04 December 2020
Sector
Education
Position / level
Professional
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sullivan Chair in Irish Studies
Boston College: Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences: Irish Studies
Location
Chestnut Hill, MA
Open Date
Oct 29, 2020


Description
The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications for a senior scholar to serve as the Sullivan Chair in Irish Studies at our Chestnut Hill, MA campus. The search is open to scholars from the humanities and social sciences. A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in an appropriate field is required. Applicants should present a distinguished record of publication and extensive teaching experience in areas related to the study of Ireland and/or the transnational Irish diaspora. Applicants should also demonstrate an ability to collaborate with faculty in a dynamic interdisciplinary program and a willingness to help lead that program with vision and imagination. The appointment will be a tenured position at the rank of full Professor, with a preferred start in summer 2021.

Qualifications
A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in an appropriate field is required. Applicants should present a distinguished record of publication and extensive teaching experience in areas related to the study of Ireland and/or the transnational Irish diaspora. Applicants should also demonstrate an ability to collaborate with faculty in a dynamic interdisciplinary program and a willingness to help lead that program with vision and imagination.

Application Instructions
Applications should be submitted electronically to Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/80504. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names and contact information for three references. Nominations and inquiries can be sent via email to Prof. Robert Savage, Chair, Sullivan Chair Search Committee, Interim Director of Irish Studies, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College, robert.savage@bc.edu
Our review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process

This institution 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.

Nominations and inquiries can be sent via email to Prof. Robert Savage, Chair, Sullivan Chair Search Committee, Interim Director of Irish Studies, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College, robert.savage@bc.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process. 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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

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