Hong Kong Baptist University
FACULTY OF ARTS
DEPARTMENT OF RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Applied Ethics (PR0258/22-23)
The appointee is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels related to philosophy of artificial intelligence and applied ethics. Additional desirable qualifications include experience in AI-related transdisciplinary studies and/or philosophy of science. Teaching duties may include undergraduate teaching for both the University-wide General Education curriculum as well as the home Major, the B.A. degree curriculum in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics. Teaching duties at the master's level may also be assigned based upon Department needs and at the discretion of the Department Head/Master's Programme Director. Additionally, applicants are expected to conduct independent research in the fields of Philosophy as well as to assist senior academic staff in supervising research postgraduate students, research assistants (RAs) and teaching assistants (TAs) as applicable. Demonstrable research competence and a forward publishing trajectory in affiliation with one of HKBU's interdisciplinary research labs (https://interdisciplinary-research.hkbu.edu.hk/our-labs) will be a great advantage. Applicants should also demonstrate commitment to organizing programme-related activities in outreach and when generating community impact beyond the campus in relation to wider Hong Kong society. Administrative duties will be assigned as required by the Department/Faculty.
Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree with strong publication record and teaching experience at the tertiary level.
The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2023 or January 2024. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.
Those who have responded to the same advertisement posted in November 2022 need not re-apply.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (https://jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) and send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications. They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, headlining the name of the Department with the PR number quoted to the Human Resources Office (Email: [email protected]) direct. Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 31 May 2023