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Post-Doctoral Fellowship (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy and Division of Emerging Media , Boston University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open, but some expertise in philosophy of science, ethics, technology, elementary logic, epistemology and/or social and political philosophy is desirable
AOC Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Computing, Biomedical Ethics, Applied Ethics
AOC categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Philosophy of Gender
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 9742/L0716
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Start date Fall 2017
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Division of Emerging Media at Boston University invite applications for a Mellon Foundation post-doctoral fellowship in the study of ethical, social and epistemological issues arising out of emerging computational technologies. Areas of specialization may include social and political philosophy, philosophy of science, and epistemology, but with a strong interest in the theme of the Mellon Sawyer Seminar to be held over the 2017-2018 academic year. Specific topics of this seminar include Social Media and Democracy, Human-Machine Interface and the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the End User, Hypertext and Digital Humanities Resources, and Privacy in the Digital Age. Responsibilities will include helping to teach one course in elementary logic and philosophy, organization of a series of workshops and public lectures; attendance at the seminar events, and aid in editing an anthology as well as a special journal issue.

 Applicants should provide a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. Applications will begin being reviewed January 1, 2017 and the position will be filled on or about April 1, 2017. 

 Please send applications to Juliet Floyd at philosophyemergingpostdoc@gmail.com.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Applicants should provide a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. Applications will begin being reviewed January 1, 2017 and the position will be filled on or about April 1, 2017. Please send applications to Juliet Floyd at philosophyemergingpostdoc@gmail.com.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: January 1, 2017, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline April 1, 2017, 11:59pm EST
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Contact name Juliet Floyd
Contact email
Bookkeeping
Time created January 25, 2017, 9:00am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 1, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Expired on April 3, 2017, 12:46am EST
Last updated June 3, 2017, 3:00pm EST
Last update notification
Application review began on January 1. Applications will close on or around April 1.
January 25, 2017, 2:47pm EST

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