Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Linguistics and Philosophy

Position ID:MIT-Linguistics and Philosophy-APP [#16985]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Philosophy / Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy
Starting Date:2021/07/01
Appl Deadline:2020/12/07 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2020/10/13, finished 2021/06/12, listed until 2020/12/07)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

One tenure track position, effective July 1, 2021, or as soon thereafter as possible. Area of Specialization (AOS): Ethics or Social/Political, with strong interest in the ethics of computing and technology. Area of Concentration (AOC): Open. Rank: Assistant Professor. Required teaching: 3 courses/year or equivalent, graduate and undergraduate, semester system. Required degree: A Ph.D. in Philosophy or a related field by the start of the employment. The position involves shared responsibilities with MIT's Schwarzman College of Computing, including teaching within the College. Tenure home will be in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. Applicants should submit cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of reference, and a sample of written work in area of specialization. The deadline for this position is December 7, 2020.

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