Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, William & Mary
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Philosophy of data, computing, or information|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Computing
|AOC||Ethical issues concerning data and/or information|
|Location||Williamsburg, Virginia, United States|
|Start date||August 10, 2024|
The Department of Philosophy at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, with an area of research specialization in philosophy of data, computing, or information, construed broadly to include work on the ethical, social, or legal implications of data science, machine learning, or artificial intelligence, as well as computational approaches to other areas of philosophy (e.g., metaphysics or epistemology). Appointment will begin August 10, 2024.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2024), with a specialization (AOS) in philosophy of data, computing, or information and with teaching competence (AOC) in ethical issues concerning data and/or information. Previous experience in teaching courses in the AOS or related areas, mentoring successful undergraduate research, and evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar are preferred. Information on the degree programs in the Department of Philosophy may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/philosophy/index.php.
|How to apply|
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student course evaluations). A diversity statement is not required. Candidates are encouraged to reflect on their past experiences or future plans to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners and scholars in Philosophy in their cover letters or statements. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the initial review date, Nov. 1, 2023. Applications received after the initial review date will be considered if needed.
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/55997|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
November 1, 2023, 12:00am EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Contact name||Pamela Barber|
|Time created||September 8, 2023, 8:43pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||March 5, 2024, 5:13pm EST|
|Last updated||September 15, 2023, 3:51pm UTC|
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