Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Linguistics and Philosophy

Position ID:MIT-Linguistics and Philosophy-SCCPAP [#19256]
Position Title: SCC/Philosophy Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Philosophy / Moral/Political Philosophy, Ethics of Computing
Appl Deadline:2021/10/29 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/15, finished 2022/04/30, listed until 2022/02/23)
Position Description:    

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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Cambridge, MA. One or more tenure track positions, at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Area of Specialization: Philosophical issues related to computing OR moral/political philosophy, with interest in the ethics of computing. Area of Competence: Moral/political philosophy. Rank: Assistant Professor. Faculty responsibilities include teaching three graduate and/or undergraduate courses per year, or equivalent, semester system. Applicants should have a PhD in Philosophy or related field at start of 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. MIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The Department seeks candidates who support our institutional commitment to ensuring that MIT is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

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