Assistant Professor in Ethics of Technology/Data

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant Professor in Ethics of Technology/Data

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the starting date of August 16, 2018. Although the primary area of specialization is open, candidates must demonstrate a research agenda in data and information ethics and/or ethics of technology.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist in the development of a graduate concentration in data/technology ethics. The successful candidate will be expected to 1) maintain an active research agenda, 2) teach four courses per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level, 3) pursue interdisciplinary connections with other units on campus, 4) apply for and obtain extramural research funding, and 5) provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.

The Department is genuinely committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events and social opportunities.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree in Philosophy, with a research agenda in data and information ethics and/or ethics of technology

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the starting date of August 16, 2018. Although the primary area of specialization is open, candidates must demonstrate a research agenda in data and information ethics and/or ethics of technology.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ (search job 504984) and must include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample, (4) a statement of research interests (including pertinence to job description), (5) a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi), (6) the names and email addresses for three references. After initial review, letters of recommendation will be requested for selected applicants. Review of applications begins November 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration applications should be completed by that date.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws.

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