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Postdoctoral Instructor

Division of Humanities And Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophical issues in new technologies
AOS categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Science
Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Pasadena, California, United States
Start date Fall 2020
Job description

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructorship in philosophy, beginning Fall 2020. Area of Specialization: We are seeking candidates whose research addresses philosophical questions involving new technologies; for example, the ethics of AI, data and privacy, biomedical ethics, or the epistemology of machine learning. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three (ten-week) undergraduate courses during each of the two years. The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. 

Interested candidates should apply electronically at https://applications.caltech.edu/jobs/philopd.Candidates unable to apply electronically may submit their cover letter, letters of recommendation (3), CV, research statement, teaching statement, and writing sample to: Chair, Philosophy Postdoc Search, HSS 101-40, Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.

Deadline for applications is November 1, 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://applications.caltech.edu/jobs/philopd
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Hard deadline November 1, 2019, 11:59pm PST
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Web address for more information https://applications.caltech.edu/jobs/philopd
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Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2019, 11:59pm PST
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