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Assistant Professor-artificial intelligence & ethical theory, Philosophy Department (EXPIRED)

Stony Brook University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS artificial intelligence & ethical theory
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Digital cultures, history and philosophy of computing, and emerging technologies
AOC categories Philosophy of Computing
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Stony Brook, New York, United States
Job description

Assistant Professor-artificial intelligence & ethical theory, Philosophy Department

Location: Stony Brook, NY

Open Date:

Nov 04, 2021


Dec 04, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Department of Philosophy at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position in artificial intelligence & ethical theory with research interests in digital cultures, history and philosophy of computing, and emerging technologies. The successful candidate will be able to teach a course in the Intelligence and the Arts and Engineering (IAE) program entitled “Introduction to Digital Intelligence," an innovative project-based course that brings together education in the humanities and computer science. The candidate must have a proven interest in philosophy of mind, and topics at the intersection of philosophy and technology, for example in ethics and technology; have experience with cross-disciplinary approaches and be open to team teaching and collaborative course development.

Experience in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and curriculum development should be highlighted in the application. 2/2 teaching load, both graduate and undergraduate courses. Please submit a letter of interest, a CV, and the names of and contact information for five references. The successful candidate will have a record that indicates strong research potential and demonstrates experience in teaching philosophy. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching (4 courses per year, i.e., 2 per semester), dissertation and thesis supervision, and standard nonteaching duties. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Stony Brook University is an AA/EEO employer. We especially welcome applications from minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


Required Qualifications: Research accomplishments, prospects, and ability to teach courses in the fields of artificial intelligence & ethical theory.

Preferred Qualifications: Research accomplishments, prospects, and ability to teach courses in the fields of philosophy of mind, and at the important area of the intersection of philosophy and technology in such areas as digital cultures, history and philosophy of computing, and emerging technologies.

Application Instructions

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2612421.

All application materials must be submitted online. Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application. For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site (https://support.interfolio.com/) or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at [email protected] or (877) 997-8807. For questions regarding this position, please contact the Philosophy Department at [email protected]

Send complete dossier (cover letter, CV, a sample of academic writing, an outline of current and future research interests, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness)

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website athttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/2612421
Hard deadline December 4, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.stonybrook.edu/
Time created November 17, 2021, 10:18pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 4, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Expired on December 6, 2021, 12:46am EST
Last updated December 6, 2021, 5:46am UTC
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