Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Ethics and Technology
School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Practical Ethics, Ethics Pedagogy|
|AOC||Technology Studies, Professional Practice|
|Organization's reference number||241228|
|Location||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Start date||August 1, 2022|
The School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech invites applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship, starting August 1, 2022.
This is a two-year, non-renewable fellowship which includes research, service, and a 2/2 teaching assignment primarily in courses in practical ethics, which may include engineering ethics, environmental ethics, and/or science, technology and human values. It is a 10-month appointment (August-May), with the possibility of summer teaching or research.
In addition to full faculty benefits, including health insurance, retirement, and research support, postdoctoral teaching fellows receive preparation in and support for further development of ethics pedagogy. Fellows also benefit from other support activities and services, including job market support for both academic and nonacademic positions in conjunction with other postdoctoral fellows in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, of which the School of Public Policy is a unit.
For this position, we are particularly interested in qualified applicants with research and/or teaching expertise related to ethics pedagogy, moral cognition, educational assessment, and/or interdisciplinarity.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. conferred by August 1, 2022, in philosophy or a related field, with a specialization or significant concentration in some area of practical ethics, philosophy of technology, or science, technology and society (STS). The Ph.D. must have been conferred within the last five years. Candidates should have university-level experience teaching courses in practical ethics or related topics.
The School of Public Policy works to define and shape the discourse around global public policies. Our research and curriculum focus on understanding the global impact of science, technology and innovation on society, and nurture transdisciplinary leaders who can analyze and make ethically-informed decisions in the public interest. Recognizing the vital diversity of perspectives in a culturally- and technologically-evolving society, we endeavor to make a positive impact on the most challenging human issues of our time.
The postdoctoral teaching fellow will also be affiliated with the Ethics, Technology, and Human Interaction Center (ETHICx), with the opportunity to participate in and contribute to Center activities. The vision of ETHICx includes anticipating and understanding the consequences of technological innovations, and framing ethical concerns such as fairness, accountability, and transparency in technology-related research, practice, and education.
Situated in the diverse and culturally vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia Tech is ranked as a top-ten public university and stands as a hub for innovative, interdisciplinary research and teaching.
Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Kirkman at [email protected].
Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.
Required Documents to Attach
Interested and qualified individuals should apply by submitting a curriculum vita, a letter of application that specifically addresses their qualifications to work in a practical ethics program at a technological university, and a list of three references by April 15, 2022 for optimal consideration. Review of applications will continue until all vacant positions are filled.
Applications should be submitted at the University System of Georgia Careers site, Job Opening ID 241228.
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Search for Job Opening ID 241228
|Web address to apply||https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/C...|
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
April 15, 2022, 12:00pm EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||June 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST|
|Contact name||Robert Kirkman|
|Time created||April 1, 2022, 7:39pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||June 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||April 1, 2022, 7:39pm UTC|
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This institution has indicated that the position advertised will not follow the APA's recommended job market calendar. An explanation, if provided, appears below.
This is not a tenured/tenure-track position, and approval for the hiring came later than usual for the APA market. Candidates will have two weeks to decide, however.