Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
FT/PT: Full Time
The Ethics Institute and Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral research and teaching fellowship in the area of information ethics, with a focus on machine learning, AI and data ethics. The position begins in the summer of 2019. The successful candidate will teach one undergraduate course each semester, contribute on projects related to information ethics with Institute faculty, and conduct independent research.
The candidate who fills this position will share the Ethics Institute's commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive academic environments. The Institute and College are strongly committed to promoting excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
A PhD or its equivalent in hand by start date.
Applications should include: (1) a cover letter that addresses your interest in and qualifications for conducting research on projects in AI and machine learning ethics, as well as for teaching courses on technology and information ethics; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a sample syllabus for a technology or information ethics course); (4) a writing sample; and (5) three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may be uploaded as PDFs or emailed to Diana Webster at email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to Prof. Ronald Sandler, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requisition Number: STFR005244
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.