|Location:||Dublin - Ireland|
|Salary:||€38,719 to €94,031 or £33,683.21 to £81,801.33 (converted salary*) per annum - at a point in line with current Government pay policy.|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||12th June 2023|
Post status: 2 year fixed term
Location: Discipline of Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin
Reports to: Professor Paul O'Grady, Head of School.
Salary: This appointment will be made pro-rata 0.5 FTE on the LECTURER (Merged) Salary Scale (€38,719 - €94,031) per annum) at a point in line with current Government pay policy.
Hours of work: Hours for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements.
Closing date: 12 Noon (GMT/IST), Monday, 12th June 2023
The Purpose of the Role
The Department of Philosophy, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy is seeking to appoint a half-time Assistant Professor, to commence on 1 August 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The duration of the post is two years.
The successful applicant will design and deliver a module in Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Social Data for the new Continuous Professional Development programme in Applied Social Data Analysis. Topics to be covered include digital identity, data quality and protection, algorithmic fairness and diversity, transparency of data and algorithms, privacy and data protection. This module will be offered on a compressed timetable outside normal university scheduling (details to be confirmed). Evening and/or summer teaching may be required.
The successful applicant will also deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the Department of Philosophy, in the candidate’s areas of expertise, as assigned by the head of Department.
The successful candidate will be an engaged member of the Philosophy community and will also be required to undertake administrative responsibilities as directed by the Head of Department.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the newly established Trinity Centre for Justice and Values, under the direction of Prof. Adina Preda.
The area of specialization is open, but applicants should have demonstrated expertise on philosophical issues related to Social Data. Desirable areas of specialization might include applied ethics, political philosophy, social epistemology, philosophy of law, philosophy of technology, philosophy of mind, and/or philosophy of social science.
How to apply: In order to assist the selection process, applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter (1x A4 page) that specifically address the following points in their application.
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