Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Linguistics and Philosophy

Position ID:MIT-Linguistics and Philosophy-PTTF2024 [#25812]
Position Title: Philosophy Tenure Track Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Philosophy / Open, Philosophy of Computing and Information
Appl Deadline:2023/10/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/19, listed until 2024/03/19)
Position Description:    

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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge MA. Four tenure track faculty positions in Philosophy, effective July 1, 2024 or as soon thereafter as possible. AOS : Open, though the department has needs in metaphysics, philosophical logic, philosophy of mind/cognitive science, social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, philosophy of science, and philosophical issues related to computing or AI, including social and ethical dimensions. AOC: Open. Rank: Open. Faculty duties include teaching 3 courses/year or equivalent, graduate and undergraduate (semester system), conducting research, and advising students. (One of the positions 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.) Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or a related field by the start of employment. Junior applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of reference, and a sample of written work in area of specialization. Senior applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and a two-page summary of future research.

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