Faculty Position: Linguistics & Philosophy / MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 11:45am

The MIT Department of Linguistics & Philosophy is accepting applications for one tenure-track position, effective July 2020.

AOS: Ethics or Social/Political, with strong interest in the ethics of technology and AI

AOC: Open

Rank: Assistant Professor

Three (3) courses/year or equivalent, graduate and undergraduate, semester system. The position involves shared responsibilities with the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, including teaching within the College. Tenure home will be in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. Applicants should submit cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of reference, and a sample of written work in area of specialization. Applications and supporting materials should be submitted online. Applicants for our AOS open junior tenure-track position in philosophy will be automatically considered for this one; there is no need to reapply. Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2020. The hard deadline for this position is January 31, 2020.

MIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Sample of written work
  • Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site
  • ...and anything else requested in the position description.

Further Information: http://web.mit.edu/philosophy


Professor Caspar Hare (casperh@mit.edu)
Phone: 617-253-2648
Room 32-D808
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139