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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, IIIT-Delhi

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Delhi, India
Start date Rolling Applications
Job description

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi)

Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Philosophy, Ethics, and Polcy

The Department of Social Science and Humanities at IIIT-Delhi is looking to recruit tenure–track faculty in the Following areas:

Ethics and Politics: We are looking for scholars with research and teaching interests in the following areas: Applied Ethics| Moral and Political Philosophy| Ethics of Information Technology| Digital Ethics| Political Theory | IA Ethics | Robotics Ethics | Medical Ethics

Eligibility:

We are seeking candidates with a PhD from a top Institution from around the world (post doc experience will be an added bonus) with strong academic training and publication record in the relevant areas. Scholars who have the capability to independently develop and lead a program of research and provide innovative, quality teaching at both the undergraduate, graduate, and PhD levels are especially encouraged to apply.

Research, Innovation and Development Focus

IIIT-Delhi (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi) is an autonomous Institute created by the Government of Delhi with a mission to become a world class R&D led Institution in IT and interdisciplinary areas. It offers one of the most vibrant academic environments and is an ideal place for a young researcher who wishes to work in India in these exciting times. Recently we have recruited over 60 faculty members most of whom hold PhD Degrees from prestigious universities from India and abroad.

IIIT-Delhi emphasizes research, innovation and development to create impact through published papers, reports, projects, and technology design. It extends significant support for initial career aspirations via initiation research grant, funds for international conference travel, professional society membership, and continuing collaborations with foreign partner institutions (with options for short-term leave support). It has implemented systems of yearly appraisal / feedback and a tenure process to help faculty members aim high and create an Institute whose reputation is benchmarked against international standards.

Compensation and Quality of Life

The Institute provides a compensation of over Rs.1.70 lakh/ month (CTC) for a starting Assistant Professor position and allows a faculty member to supplement it through research grants, summer sabbaticals in R&D labs/ companies and consultancy engagements. The campus is situated in Okhla Phase-III, New Delhi near a Metro station, with modern, good quality and spacious housing for faculty.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications are processed regularly. Please send your CV along with a covering letter, a statement of research, a statement of teaching plans, two representative sample publications and the names of three references to: faculty-applications@iiitd.ac.in Please put “Application for Faculty Position in Philosophy-area of expertise” as the subject line. Technical Seminar: Selected candidates will be invited for a seminar on a mutually convenient date; often when the candidate is visiting India. We can also consider an E-seminar if required.
Web address to apply https://iiitd.ac.in/sites/default/files/docs/posit...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: January 1, 2020, 12:00am IST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://iiitd.ac.in/sites/default/files/docs/posit...
Contact name Professor Ranjan Bose
Contact email
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Time created April 1, 2019, 9:02am EST
Scheduled expiry date October 15, 2019, 6:15am IST
Last updated April 1, 2019, 9:02am EST
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