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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of San Diego

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Practical Ethics correlated to science and technology, especially some combination of AI Ethics, Computer Ethics, Engineering Ethics, Neuroethics, and/or Robotic Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Diego, California, United States
Start date September 1, 2022
Job description

Position Description: The Department of Philosophy at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 1, 2022. Area of specialization: Practical Ethics correlated to science and technology, especially some combination of AI Ethics, Computer Ethics, Engineering Ethics, Neuroethics, and/or Robotic Ethics.  Area of competence: open. Two semester academic term. 3/3 teaching load is normal (all levels undergraduate). A commitment to outstanding teaching is central to the mission of the university. Such teaching in the core curriculum is expected, as is an active research program. Usual non-teaching service duties. Salary and benefits competitive.

In the spirit of our commitment to academic excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, and the liberal arts tradition, the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of San Diego has initiated a USD Horizon Project that includes a goal to increase diversity across all disciplines over the next five years. This project involves hiring faculty in thematic clusters designed to attract a diverse set of scientists, artists, humanists, social scientists, and mathematicians who will participate in campus and community collaborations with interdisciplinary, pedagogical, and community engagement approaches related to a thematic cluster. For more information on the USD Horizon Project, please visit https://www.sandiego.edu/horizon-project/ .

For this position, the USD Department of Philosophy is looking for applicants within the cluster of Technology & the Human Experience: The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants with a promising program of research in the study of Technology and the Human Experience to prepare students to design, create, regulate and implement accessible and bias-free technologies for a diverse world. Successful applicants will teach classes within their disciplinary expertise.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the [email protected] portal (https://jobs.sandiego.edu/en-us/job/494600/assistant-professor-philosophy - click “Apply Now”) by November 1, 2021. Following review of applications, interviews will be conducted via Zoom in early December.

  1. Letter of application
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching portfolio or statement, sample syllabi
  4. Research statement, and a sample of scholarly or published work
  5. Diversity statement, in which you address a) your values with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion; b) your experience working with minoritized populations and/or on issues that disproportionately affect diverse populations, and c) your plans related to diversity and inclusion in your teaching and research
  6. Contact information for three references

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in philosophy by 1 September 2022.

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries-old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.

The University of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, covered veteran status, genetic information, or other characteristic protected by federal or state law. USD offers same sex domestic partner benefits. Final candidates will complete a pre-employment background check.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the [email protected] portal (https://jobs.sandiego.edu/en-us/job/494600/assistant-professor-philosophy - click “Apply Now”) by November 1, 2021. Following review of applications, interviews will be conducted via Zoom in early December. 1. Letter of application 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Teaching portfolio or statement, sample syllabi 4. Research statement, and a sample of scholarly or published work 5. Diversity statement, in which you address a) your values with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion; b) your experience working with minoritized populations and/or on issues that disproportionately affect diverse populations, and c) your plans related to diversity and inclusion in your teaching and research 6. Contact information for three references
Web address to apply https://jobs.sandiego.edu/en-us/job/494600/assista...
Hard deadline November 1, 2021, 11:59pm PST
Contact
Web address for more information https://jobs.sandiego.edu/en-us/job/494600/assista...
Contact name Mark Woods
Contact email
Contact phone 619-260-6865
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Time created September 10, 2021, 3:47pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2021, 11:59pm PST
Expired on November 3, 2021, 12:46am PST
Last updated November 3, 2021, 7:46am UTC
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