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Assistant/Associate Professor of Ethics and Public Policy

Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics and Public Policy
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Ethics
AOC categories Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Durham, North Carolina, United States
Start date July 2023
Job description

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University seeks to hire a tenure-line faculty member with a focus on ethics and public policy at the rank of assistant or associate professor. This faculty member will hold the inaugural Bruce Payne Chair in the Sanford School.

The Payne Chair will have academic training and an established track record of research and teaching at the intersection of ethics and public policy. The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated expertise in technology ethics. Possible areas of emphasis include privacy, data bias, algorithmic systems, structural inequalities in technology access, or the democratic or societal implications of technological change. The Payne Chair would also potentially play a leadership role in the design and coordination of the Sanford School’s core curriculum courses in ethics.

Candidates should be able to teach courses in their area of specialization and core courses in the Sanford curriculum such as Policy Choice as Value Conflict, Ethics of Public Policymaking, and Organizational Ethics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a policy and ethics-relevant discipline such as political science, philosophy, or science and technology studies, and a record of (or demonstrated capacity for) scholarly publication, public engagement, and excellence in teaching.

The Sanford School includes an interdisciplinary full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, four Masters programs, and a Ph.D. program. The Sanford School houses several research centers and offers degree-related programs and opportunities in Washington, China, Scotland, London and Geneva. More information on the Sanford School can be found at https://www.sanford.duke.edu.

Candidates should submit a letter of application that describes their research and teaching interests and experiences, and that includes a brief statement addressing how they foster an equitable and inclusive learning and research environment; a CV; writing sample; and names and contact information for three references. These materials should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22460

Applications submitted by September 30th will be guaranteed full consideration. For further information, contact Jennifer Siegel, search committee chair, at [email protected]

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22460
Deadline for full consideration: September 30, 2022, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline October 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST
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Web address for more information https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22460
Contact name Jennifer Siegel
Contact email
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