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Fay Horton Sawyier Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Philosophy

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Applied ethics, bioethics, research ethics, and ethics of emerging technologies and artificial intelligence
AOC categories Philosophy of Computing
Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chicago , Illinois , United States
Start date August 19, 2024
Job description

One-year residential fellowship, renewable for a second year, intended for graduate students at the dissertation stage of their studies interested in working with the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions and Philosophy faculty at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  

We are seeking candidates interested in the fields of applied ethics, bioethics, research ethics, and ethics of emerging technologies and artificial intelligence. Candidates will be asked to teach two courses per spring and fall semester (lower- and upper-level humanities and philosophy courses), or substitute one course per semester for assisting in developing ethics modules for Illinois Tech courses or engaging in collaborative research with Ethics Center faculty, staff, and fellows.  

Classes begin on August 19, 2024, and the Fellow is expected to arrive on campus the week prior.  Salary is $45,000 per year plus benefits and relocation assistance. Additional summer teaching opportunities are possible. Funding for travel to professional conferences is available on a case-by-case basis. 

Candidates must have completed all the requirements for the Ph. D. except for the dissertation, which they should plan to defend during the tenure of this fellowship.  

Send or have sent a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation to [email protected]. Applications must be received by the deadline of December 20, 2023, in order to receive consideration.

Inquiries may be directed to Elisabeth Hildt, Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology.  Email: [email protected].   

Illinois Tech is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity within its community. Illinois Tech is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, genetic information, and any other protected class. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Send or have sent a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation to [email protected].
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 20, 2023, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Contact name Kelly Laas
Contact email
Contact phone 312.567.6913
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Scheduled expiry date December 20, 2023, 11:59pm CST
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