ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES (EXPIRED)
School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Purdue University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Philosophy and the African American Experience, Philosophy of Race, or ethics (including algorithmic racial bias of big data)|
Philosophy of Race
|AOC||Philosophy and the African American Experience, Philosophy of Race, or ethics (including algorithmic racial bias of big data)|
Philosophy of Race
|Location||West Lafayette, Indiana, United States|
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
DATE AVAILABLE: August 2023
Principal Duties: Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts is seeking two (2) faculty members at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track) with specializations in the emerging fields of artificial intelligence, big data and data science whose substantive research interests involve a focus on applied ethics, race, ethnicity, and the African American experience.
Successful candidates will be able to contribute to the School of Interdisciplinary Studies undergraduate major in African American Studies. Candidates will also contribute to a department in the College of Liberal Arts such as the Department of Philosophy in areas such as Philosophy and the African American Experience, Philosophy of Race, or ethics (including algorithmic racial bias of big data).
The tenure-home for these positions is designated to be in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. The appointment includes eligibility for an Affiliate Faculty appointment in an appropriate discipline which, in addition to opportunities to chair a graduate committee and teach graduate courses in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, the candidate will also have the ability to teach undergraduate or graduate courses in their respective discipline and be a member of dissertation committees.
Successful candidates will contribute to the African American Studies program by teaching courses, according to their discipline and expertise, such as Introduction to African American Studies, Black Digital Studies, Black Popular Culture, Research Methods in African American Studies, or Post-Soul Black Literature.
Teaching load is 4 courses per year (2 per semester), undergraduate and graduate, including two courses per year in the College of Liberal Arts’ Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts first-year curriculum.
The Cornerstone program emphasizes gateway courses aimed at incoming students and is anchored in transformative texts — the greatest that has been thought, said, and written across human history. Such a course may focus on one or more transformative texts by African American authors important to the history and heritage shaping African American Studies.
Ph. D in a social science, humanities discipline, interdisciplinary field, or equivalent degree required prior to appointment, a Ph.D. in philosophy is preferred.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/23505/|
|Hard deadline||February 9, 2023, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/23505/|
|Time created||January 17, 2023, 9:47pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||February 9, 2023, 11:59pm EST|
|Expired on||February 11, 2023, 12:46am EST|
|Last updated||March 14, 2023, 3:00pm UTC|
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