Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in the Cognitive Science of ValuesThe Program in Cognitive Science, in collaboration with the University Center for Human Values invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research position in the Cognitive Science of Values. The successful candidate will be based in the laboratory of Dr. Tania Lombrozo, Department of Psychology. We aim to support a highly promising scholar with a background in cognitive science or a related discipline, such as psychology, empirically informed / experimental philosophy, or formal epistemology. The scholar’s research agenda should address a topic that engages with both cognitive science and values, such as the role of moral values in decision making, or the role of epistemic values in belief revision. The proposed research is expected to yield both theoretical and empirical publications. The candidate will be appointed in the Program in Cognitive Science, and will be invited to participate in programs of the University Center for Human Values.
QualificationsApplications are welcome from candidates who have or expect to have a Ph.D. by the start date, September 1, 2018. Applicants should not have held the degree for more than three years by the date of appointment. They may not be employed by another institution during the term of their Princeton appointment. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of the applicant’s previous accomplishments, the promise of the proposed research project in the cognitive science of values, and the applicant’s ability to contribute to the intellectual life of the Program in Cognitive Science, the University
Assistant Professor, African American Studies and University Center for Human Values The University Center for Human Values and the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University invite applications at the assistant professor level from well-qualified individuals for a tenure-track position in theoretical approaches to the study of race. Applicants may be scholars of political theory; political philosophy; the philosophy of race; critical and social theory; applied ethics and ethics of public policy (with application to race); African American studies (with a focus on one or more of the aforementioned areas); or any area of normative inquiry that focuses on the experience of African Americans. The position involves teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and would be held jointly in the two units as assistant professor of African American Studies and Human Values. We ask applicants to provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a dissertation or book abstract, writing sample (under 30 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applications should be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/2761 Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017. We aim for an appointment effective September 2018. Princeton University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is