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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The Ethics Institute and Department of Philosophy and Religion, Northeastern University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Information Ethics
AOS categories Philosophy of Computing
Applied Ethics
AOC AI and Data Ethics, Machine Learning
AOC categories Philosophy of Computing
Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number STFR005244
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Start date Summer 2019
Job description

The Ethics Institute and Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral research and teaching fellowship in the area of information ethics, with a focus on machine learning, AI and data ethics. The position begins Summer 2019. The successful candidate will teach one undergraduate course each semester, contribute on projects related to information ethics with Institute faculty and conduct independent research.

The candidate who fills this position will share the Ethics Institute’s commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive academic environments. The Institute and College are strongly committed to promoting excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.

A PhD or its equivalent in hand by start date.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications should include: (1) a cover letter that addresses your interest in and qualifications for conducting research on projects in AI and machine learning ethics, as well as for teaching courses on technology and information ethics; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a sample syllabus for a technology or information ethics course); (4) a writing sample; and (5) three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may be uploaded as PDFs or emailed to Diana Webster at d.webster@northeastern.edu. Questions should be addressed to Prof. Ronald Sandler, r.sandler@northeastern.edu.
Web address to apply https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/59573
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/59573
Contact name Prof. Ronald Sandler
Contact email
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Time created January 29, 2019, 9:09am EST
Scheduled expiry date August 16, 2019, 10:18am EST
Last updated February 19, 2019, 10:43am EST
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