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Associate Professor -- Dietrich Chair

Florida Atlantic University, Florida Atlantic University - FAU †

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Consciousness, Neuroscience, and/or Artificial Intelligence
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOC Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Consciousness, Neuroscience, and/or Artificial Intelligence
AOC categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Job description

Position Summary:

The Department of Philosophy and the Brain Institute at Florida Atlantic University invite applications for an Associate Professor of Philosophy to begin August 2020. 

This is an endowed position with significant research support, and the successful candidate will be named the Dietrich Chair in Philosophy.

The successful candidate will teach courses for the Department of Philosophy and the College of Arts and Letters’ interdisciplinary graduate programs, and be an active contributor to the research initiatives associated with FAU’s Brain Institute –a research pillar of the university housed within the Division of Research. For more information about the department, please visit http://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/philosophy/.  For more information about the Brain Institute, please visit http://ibrain.fau.edu/.

The Dietrich Chair in Philosophy will be an experienced and dynamic individual who can work collaboratively to build intellectual bridges across the University, through the development of a long-term research agenda that opens new avenues of research while complementing and enhancing existing research programs.The teaching load for this position is 2/1 and includes summer support. A research budget is also included.The successful candidate will be expected to mount an innovative, externally supported research program in partnership with researchers in FAU’s Brain Institute and the College of Arts and Letters. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Philosophy from an accredited institution with a specialization in Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Consciousness, Neuroscience, and/or Artificial Intelligence required.

Candidates must have a record of active research and publishing, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Willingness to partner with other institutional faculty and researchers on interdisciplinary grant-funded research initiatives – including initiatives in areas such as neuroscience, psychiatry/psychology, and artificial intelligence – is also required.

 All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents. 

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, research statement, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

Confidential letters of recommendation should be sent separately via email to swhite@fau.edu.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://fau.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FAU/job/Bo...
Hard deadline December 30, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://fau.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FAU/job/Bo...
Contact name Aimee Arias
Contact email
Contact phone 561.297.3000
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Scheduled expiry date December 30, 2019, 11:59pm EST
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