Assistant Professor in Philosophy (part-time, 50%)
Department of Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
|AOS||Desirable areas of specialization might include applied ethics, political philosophy, social epistemology, philosophy of law, philosophy of technology, philosophy of mind, and/or philosophy of social science.|
|Location||Dublin, Dublin, Ireland|
|Start date||1 September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter|
The Department of Philosophy, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy is seeking to appoint a half-time Assistant Professor, funded under the Human Capital Initiative, Pillar 3, (see HCI post information document) to commence on 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Post status: 4 Year Fixed Term Contract (Part-time, 50%)
Salary: Appointment will be made at Assistant Professor grade at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€35,509 - €86,247 per annum]; appointment will be made no higher than point 8.
Hours of work: Part-time (0.5 FTE) - Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below: www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/academic-hours-public-service-agreement.pdf
Closing Date: 12 Noon (GMT), 9th August 2021
The successful applicant will design and deliver a module in Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Social Data for the new Continuous Professional Development programme in Applied Social Data Analysis. Topics to be covered include digital identity, data quality and protection, algorithmic fairness and diversity, transparency of data and algorithms, privacy and data protection. This module will be offered on a compressed timetable outside normal university scheduling (details to be confirmed). Evening and/or summer teaching may be required.
The successful applicant will also deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the Department of Philosophy, in the candidate’s areas of expertise, as assigned by the head of Department.
The successful candidate will be an engaged member of the Philosophy community and will also be required to undertake administrative responsibilities as directed by the Head of Department.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the newly established Trinity Centre for Justice and Values, under the direction of Prof. Adina Preda
The area of specialization is open, but applicants should have demonstrated expertise on philosophical issues related to Social Data. Desirable areas of specialization might include applied ethics, political philosophy, social epistemology, philosophy of law, philosophy of technology, philosophy of mind, and/or philosophy of social science.
Knowledge and Experience
This post has been funded by the Government of Ireland through the Human Capital Initiative (2020).
Applications will only be accepted by E-Recruitment: Please visit jobs.tcd.ie to view a full job description and to apply.
|How to apply|
Applications will only be accepted by E-Recruitment: Please visit jobs.tcd.ie to view a full job description and to apply. Candidates must submit the following: 1. Cover letter – 2 x A4 pages maximum 2. Full curriculum vitae to include the names and contact details of 3 referees, 3. Research statement (summarising current research and future research plans) – 2 x A4 pages maximum 4. Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – 2 x A4 pages maximum)
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.tcd.ie|
|Hard deadline||August 9, 2021, 12:00pm IST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.tcd.ie/Philosophy|
|Contact name||Professor Kenneth Pearce, Head of Department of Philosophy|
|Time created||July 7, 2021, 3:38pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||August 9, 2021, 12:00pm IST|
|Last updated||July 7, 2021, 3:38pm UTC|
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This is a position for the 2021/22 academic year, and therefore must be filled quickly.