Philosophy, Rutgers University, Newark
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||ethics and/or social and political philosophy|
Social and Political Philosophy
|AOC||19th/20th Century Philosophy|
19th/20th Century Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||18FA0494|
|Location||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Start date||September 2019|
Data Science Cluster Hire: Philosophy
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY/NEWARK, Newark, NJ. The Department of Philosophy at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy at the Assistant Professor level, based at RU-N, to begin September 2019. We are seeking candidates whose area(s) of specialization is ethics and/or social and political philosophy. The area(s) of competence are open to subdisciplines within contemporary philosophy.
Committed to building a cluster of faculty around interdisciplinary Computer Science, Data Science, and AI, we also are hiring in the areas of Design/Visualization and Machine Learning. We seek candidates who have a dynamic and interdisciplinary conception of their research, who can contribute to research and teaching in their areas, and as a core around which to build a new research center, graduate program, and undergraduate programs in interdisciplinary Computer Science, Data Science, and AI. The successful candidate could contribute to this program through scholarship and teaching focused on the implications of data and algorithms for people and society. Relevant topics are issues of privacy, security, and artificial intelligence, especially as they relate to issues of authority, freedom, democracy, equality and justice.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching introductory and upper-level courses in philosophy in the applicant’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will also teach graduate courses in a planned interdisciplinary program in data science and interdisciplinary computer science. Candidates must undertake independent scholarly activity appropriate for advancement within Rutgers University. Candidates will also be responsible for usual advising and administrative duties.
Requirements: Ph.D. by time of appointment; relevant teaching experience; a record of scholarly work and a clear research agenda, demonstrating the ability to build a body of recognized work suitable for tenure at a research university.
Statement: Diversity Mission: RU-N is the most diverse research-oriented institution in America (US News & World Report).
Send application letter, CV, a research statement, writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and three confidential letters of reference to https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/74913. Application deadline: November 1. The position will remain open until it is filled. For questions, please contact Ken Aizawa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The search committee is constituted by
Ken Aizawa (Philosophy), Chair
Francis Bartkowski (Arts, Culture, and Media)
Raffaella DeRosa (Philosophy)
Patrick Shafto (Math and Computer Science)
Posting begins September 15 ends December 1.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/74913|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||November 18, 2018, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/74913|
|Contact name||Ken Aizawa|
|Time created||September 18, 2018, 4:55pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 18, 2018, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||September 26, 2018, 8:26am EST|
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