2021 JOB ADVERTISEMENT 1

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University


Job category: Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar


AOS: Analytic philosophy, preferably in one of the following research areas:

1. Philosophy of science/technology, specifically cross-disciplinary research that integrates philosophy with current work in artificial intelligence

2. Philosophy of mind, specifically cross-disciplinary research that integrates philosophy with current work in the cognitive and brain sciences


Workload: Full time

Vacancies: 1

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Start date: February 1, 2022


Job description:

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

The Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition (IPMC) aims to educate a new generation of philosophers who specialize in cross-disciplinary research on mind and cognition. Specifically, our program is designed to train students to develop research topics in a way that integrates resources from the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of science, cognitive neuroscience, and the biomedical sciences. Please see our website for some additional information about IPMC.

Faculty members in IPMC are responsible for research, teaching, and service. Successful applicants are required to have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, a solid research record, and the ability to teach courses in English. Faculty members are responsible for teaching at least two courses per semester: one general education course for undergraduates, and one seminar for graduate students in our master’s degree program. Faculty members are also responsible for supervising graduate students. IPMC coordinates an undergraduate cross-disciplinary program called the Program for Philosophy, Intelligence, Brain, and Mind. Faculty members are also responsible for offering courses at this program.

For more information about National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, please visit: https://www.nycu.edu.tw/about-nycu/


How to apply

Application type: Email

Instructions:

Applicants should send the following materials to hnyang@nycu.edu.tw and karenyan@nycu.edu.tw:

  1. CV
  2. Dissertation or at least four representative academic works from within the past five years
  3. Research statement
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy (including relevant teaching experience, description of teaching methods, teaching evaluations)
  5. Four syllabi: two syllabi for graduate seminars for students in our master’s degree program, and two syllabi for undergraduate general education courses


Please combine the above materials into one pdf document. The file name should be the applicant’s last name, the applicant’s first name, and the words ‘Application Materials’ (e.g., SmithJaneApplicationMaterials.pdf). In the subject line of the email, please write the applicant’s last name, the applicant’s first name, and the words ‘Application for Advertised Position at IPMC’ (e.g., Smith Jane Application for Advertised Position at IPMC).

Applicants should also provide at least two letters of recommendation, which should be sent directly from the recommenders or their departments to hnyang@nycu .edu.tw and karenyan@nycu.edu.tw. Please request your recommenders or their departments to use the following file name: applicant’s last name, applicant’s first name, and the words ‘Recommendation Letter’ (e.g., SmithJaneRecommendationLetter.pdf). Please request your recommenders or their departments to write the following in the subject line of the email: applicant’s last name, applicant’s first name, and the words ‘Recommendation Letter’ (e.g., Smith Jane Recommendation Letter).

After submitting your materials, you should receive a confirmation email within three days. If you do not receive a confirmation email within three days, please contact Bella Yang (hnyang@nycu.edu.tw).

After evaluating the applications, we will choose a number of applicants to interview (via Google Meet or similar software). We will not notify candidates who have not been chosen for the interview stage.

Email to apply: hnyang@nycu.edu.tw and karenyan@nycu.edu.tw

Deadline for full consideration: June 30, 2021, 11:59pm UTC+8:00

Hard deadline: June 30, 2021, 11:59pm UTC+8:00


Contact

Contact name: Karen Yan, Director of Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Contact email: karenyan@nycu.edu.tw

This job ad is also announced on PhilJobs: https://philjobs.org/job/show/17323