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Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty in Philosophy and Computer Science: Ethics & Artificial

Carnegie Mellon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 4, 2022

The Philosophy Department and the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University seek applications for a full-time, tenure-track, open-rank joint appointment beginning Fall 2023. The area of specialization is research in Ethics & Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning. The successful applicant will have deep knowledge of, and experience in, AI Ethics (e.g. privacy, algorithmic fairness, transparency, etc.) or other applications of normative theory to AI/Machine Learning, and a strong background in either the discipline of AI/Machine Learning or Philosophy, with substantial knowledge of the other discipline. Interdisciplinary research and publications in both Philosophy and AI/Machine Learning are preferred but not required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Philosophy and the School of Computer Science strongly support interdisciplinary and collaborative research, and we encourage individuals from diverse intellectual and scientific backgrounds to apply. The standard teaching load is 2.5 courses over 2 semesters, both undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as other non-teaching responsibilities.

Carnegie Mellon is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. We welcome faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their teaching and service. We seek to meet the needs of dual-career couples and we are a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches. Carnegie Mellon University makes every effort to provide physical and programmatic access to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the employment process, please contact Equal Opportunity Services by emailing or calling 412-268-3930.

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Qualifications Application Instructions

Applications received by November 1, 2022 will be given priority with the deadline for applications closing on December 1, 2022. To apply, submit the following materials: a letter of intent which includes a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity; curriculum vitae; research statement; educational or teaching statement; and two samples of research (e.g. a published paper or book chapter). Junior applicants should supply 3 letters of recommendation, and applicants who already have tenure should supply the names of 3 references who will be contacted only for finalists.

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