Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology
|Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
|Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence and/or Philosophy of Cognitive Science
|Open, but the Department has particular interest in Neuroethics, Professional Ethics, Philosophy of Disability or Aesthetics
|92 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY, United States
DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Department of Philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology (https://www.rit.edu/liberalarts/department-philosophy) seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting in August 2024. Candidates should have expertise in the following areas:
AOS: Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence and/or Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOC: Open, but the Department has particular interest in Neuroethics, Professional Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, or Aesthetics
The typical teaching load is five undergraduate courses split between the fall and spring semester, with the possibility of teaching in the M.S. in Artificial Intelligence and Ph.D. in Cognitive Science programs. A willingness and ability to engage in interdisciplinary research within the larger university is highly desirable.
We are particularly interested in individuals whose area of research expertise expands the current expertise of the faculty. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level, a strong research agenda, and service to the department, university and community. Teaching and research are priorities for faculty at RIT, and all faculty are expected to mentor students through advising, research and in-class experiences.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
The Department of Philosophy offers an undergraduate degree as well as several minors and immersions that can be paired with most other undergraduate degree programs at RIT. Our students have done extremely well getting into law, business, and graduate school. The department is motivated by a dedication to excellence in teaching with several of the faculty being nominated and receiving awards for their work in the classroom. The department is also actively engaged in research with many of the faculty receiving awards, grants, and fellowships for their work.
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, and cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
Please arrange to have letters of recommendation sent to the following email address: [email protected]
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at:
Evan Selinger, Search Committee Co-Chair, Email: [email protected]
Irina Mikhalevich, Search Committee Co-Chair, Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline is January 2, 2024
|How to apply
HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 8436BR. Please arrange to have letters of recommendation sent to the following email address: [email protected]
|Web address to apply
|Email to apply
|January 2, 2024, 11:59pm CST
|Web address for more information
|Prof. Evan Selinger
|December 1, 2023, 10:22pm UTC
|Scheduled expiry date
|January 2, 2024, 11:59pm CST
|January 4, 2024, 12:46am CST
|February 4, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
|Last update notification
The following information has been added: Please arrange to have letters of recommendation sent to the following email address: [email protected]
December 11, 2023, 7:44pm UTC
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