2 Dec 2019 deadline: Assistant Professor in Computer Ethics @ Cal Poly

California Polytechnic State University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track


The Philosophy Department in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, (Cal Poly) seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin September 10, 2020. Area of Specialization (AOS): Ethics and Philosophy of Computing. Area of Competence (AOC): Ethical Theory. The ideal candidate will have a combination of university-level teaching experience, and research potential. We are seeking applicants with an earned or nearly complete doctorate in philosophy, with demonstrable qualifications in Ethics and Philosophy of Computing. Primary teaching duties include a course on Ethics, Science and Technology for computer science and software engineering majors, as well as general education. Depending on Philosophy Department teaching needs and the candidates teaching interests, the successful candidate would also teach some general education and major courses in philosophy. We currently have a rich set of course offerings related to the AOS, including Philosophy of Technology, Robot Ethics, Philosophy of Internet, Technologies & Ethics of Warfare, and others. Please see the vacancy link for more details—thank you!

Posted: November 15, 2019