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Assistant or Associate Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, Oregon State University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics and Emerging Technologies; Ethics of Computing, AI, XR, Data, and/or Information Technologies; Technology and Art (very broadly construed); Technology and Games (very broadly construed).
AOS categories Philosophy of Computing
AOC Ethics and Technology; Research Ethics
AOC categories Philosophy of Computing
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Start date September 2023
Job description

The School of History, Philosophy & Religion invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications).

This position will be connected with the Horning Endowment, which seeks to create a closer link between science and the humanities. The incumbent in this position will be expected to work closely with other stakeholders on campus, including with the leadership of the new Arts and Education Center, the Center for the Humanities, and others. As part of that work, the incumbent in this position will be involved in shared decision-making processes (along with other stakeholders) regarding what kinds of programing and other activities to pursue, and in helping to plan and to execute those plans.  

45% Research:
Conduct research activities in philosophy that lead to the publication of scholarly work in peer-reviewed academic journals or books; presentations at academic conferences; and/or public-facing writing and presentations that engage audiences outside of higher education.

28% Service:
Take part in service relating to SHPR, CLA, OSU and professional associations. Within SHPR, this may include tasks such as serving on promotion committees or peer reviews of teaching. This may also include presentations at OSU or in other local, national and international venues, as well as research and publications.

27% Teaching:
3 courses / year, graduate and undergraduate; courses in ethics and technology and other related areas.

Serve as a member of the leadership team for OSU’s new Arts and Education Complex (AEC). As part of that role, work with other stakeholders in conducting research for, and planning the execution of, exhibits and programming in OSU’s Arts and Education Complex, with a special focus on issues surrounding science, technology, the environment, and the lives and experiences of minoritized communities. Engage in fundraising / grant writing in support of those programs.

How to apply
Application type Online
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents: 1) A Curriculum Vitae; and 2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position. 3) Statement of Research (upload as Statement of Research) 4) Statement of Teaching (upload as Statement of Teaching) Letters of Reference will be requested from finalists only. When applying, you will be asked to provide the email address and telephone number for 3 referees who will be sent a secure quicklink that will allow them to upload the requested letters of reference on your behalf.
Web address to apply https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/128532
Hard deadline December 12, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Contact name Jonathan Kaplan
Contact email
Time created November 10, 2022, 9:41pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 12, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Expired on December 14, 2022, 12:46am PST
Last updated February 13, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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