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|
Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Philosophy of Gender
Social and Political Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||9742/L0716|
|Location||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Start date||Fall 2017|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|
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 email@example.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|
|Time created||January 25, 2017, 9:00am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||April 1, 2017, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||January 25, 2017, 3:20pm 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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