Duke University, The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke

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Position ID:Duke-KIE-VLSF [#16982, 1528]
Position Title: Visiting Lecturer and Senior Fellow
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Ethics / Cyber or Internet Ethics
Appl Deadline:2020/10/02 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/09/25, finished 2020/10/12, listed until 2021/03/25)
Position Description:    

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The Kenan Institute for Ethics (KIE) invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer and Senior Fellow with scholarly expertise and industry knowledge at the intersection of ethics and emerging technology, such as artificial intelligence, algorithmic decision making, predictive analytics, cybersurveillance, cyberwar and other emerging technologies. The successful candidate needs to have a PhD or JD prior to appointment and will have specialization and practical research experience in Technology and Ethics, and the ability to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses related to the intersection of technology and ethics.

Primary responsibilities include contributing to KIE’s research, teaching and engagement in this area by: participating in design and delivery of ethical tech workshops, webinars or other events; teaching undergraduate courses in area of ethical tech, providing input and guidance to the annual ethical tech competition; explore relationships in the ethical tech space on campus, working to develop the area for the Institute; and, participating actively in the life of the Institute, engaging with faculty and students, and attending Senior Fellow events. 

The Kenan Institute for Ethics is an interdisciplinary think and do tank committed to promoting moral reflection and commitment, conducting interdisciplinary research, and shaping policy and practice at Duke and beyond. Established in 1995 and now one of the country’s leading ethics centers, the Kenan Institute is Duke University’s central node for analysis, debate, and engagement on ethical issues both on campus and in communities worldwide. A vibrant community of faculty, students, staff, alumni, and community stakeholders, the Institute seeks to meld theory and practice, scholarship and action to address a range of normative questions about right, wrong, about what is fair and just, about how we live as well as how we should and can live. The Kenan Institute for Ethics currently features work in six areas: environmental justice, global migration, human rights, tech ethics, moral attitudes and decision-making, and religions and public life. The Institute is also home to a wide range of innovative curricular and co-curricular student programs and an incubator for new faculty research in ethics. 

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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