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Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Letters, Stevens Institute of Technology

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number RQ23348
Location Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Start date Fall 2020
Job description

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies. Candidates should have a research specialization that focuses on ethics of science and/or technology, and be capable of teaching courses relating to the application of ethics to science and technology.

The candidate should have a PhD (or be ABD) in philosophy or a field affiliated with Science and Technology Studies with some formal education in philosophy. Potential areas of research include, but are not limited to, ethics of artificial intelligence, ethics of information, ethics of robotization, biotechnological ethics, ethics of technological business, and ethics of algorithms. 

Preferred candidates will have a strong record of ongoing scholarly production. Preference will also be given to candidates whose work embraces interdisciplinary themes, digital scholarship, and public outreach.

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.  We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

Stevens Institute of Technology, founded in 1870, is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Stevens students, faculty, and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research, and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems, and technology management. The College of Arts and Letters contributes to the mission of Stevens with programs that engage in research and creative activity at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, humanities, and social science in ways that benefit society.

Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of intent, current C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references. Address the letter to Assoc. Prof. Gregory Morgan, search chair (gmorgan@stevens.edu).  Please combine all materials into a single document (MSWord or PDF) for submission.  The deadline for submission is January 6th, 2020.

All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at: https://www.stevens.edu/directory/division-human-resources/employment-opportunities

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Hard deadline January 6, 2020, 11:59pm EST
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Contact name Assoc. Prof. Greg Morgan
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