Program Manager, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford

Job Description

Program Manager - 77496 Description   The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society seeks a full time Program Manager (Job Classification: Academic Program Professional I) to develop and direct innovative, dynamic, and diverse opportunities for undergraduates to engage in rigorous ethical reflection outside of the traditional classroom experience. We are interested in reaching students from across the university, especially undergraduates in STEM fields. The Program Manager will also support research initiatives, such as the Basic Income Lab, led by faculty associated with the Center.   The ideal candidate will be an outspoken advocate for the McCoy Center, and will initiate and lead creative programming to engage undergraduates across disciplines. Working closely with the Faculty Director for the Undergraduate Program, the person will identify appropriate campus partners and student groups to expand the reach of the Center’s initiatives, promote our Undergraduate Honors Program and its Minor, and develop new undergraduate opportunities for incorporating ethical reflection into their studies and extracurricular activities. In addition to being an innovative program strategist, we seek someone with strong administrative skills who can work both independently and with a small team to oversee the details of the existing Undergraduate Honors Program (e.g., meeting with students to discuss their research, enforcing deadlines, and scheduling classes). S/he will be able to continually evaluate all of our undergraduate programming and enact changes to meet student needs and create meaningful opportunities for the entire undergraduate community.   This position will also support research initiatives at the Center, such as our new Basic Income Lab (BIL).  BIL engages
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Assistant Professor of Environmental Ethics

Assistant Professor of Environmental Ethics

New College of Florida

New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Ethics to begin Fall 2018.  We seek candidates specializing in Environmental Ethics. Areas of competence are open, but an ability to teach courses in other areas of applied ethics and/or Non-Western Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, History of Science, or public policy are very welcome.  This position will be part of a cluster hire in Sustainability Studies; some faculty may receive joint-appointments in their discipline and in Environmental Studies. Interest in environmental justice, community engagement, and readiness to teach students in our Environmental Studies program is especially desirable. This position is one of 15 new faculty lines for 2018, and part of an exciting multi-year campus-growth initiative funded by the State of Florida (see The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. In addition to classes and tutorials, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior undergraduate theses/projects, and serve on baccalaureate committees. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a program of research or creative work. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching and an aptitude for interdisciplinary collaboration and dialogue. New College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty.  Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply Situated on the Gulf
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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in the Cognitive Science of Values

The 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.  


Applications 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
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Assistant Professor, Princeton 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 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
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Post-Doc Research Position – Stanford University



May 2017

  The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces a post-doctoral research position. This position is available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research and at the Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics (CIRGE). Candidates from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  
  • Principal Investigator and Program Director:  Mildred Cho, PhD
  • Funding source: NIH National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Appointment:  One year, renewable for up to three years
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD or MD, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for funding.  We are seeking candidates with a background in social science, ethics, philosophy, history, health services research, public policy or other related disciplines.
  • Job description:
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct independent research to identify ethical, legal and social considerations arising from genetics and genomics.  The fellow will be part of an interdisciplinary community including geneticists, ethicists, lawyers, physicians, and scholars in humanities, social sciences, and policy research. Fellows are encouraged to participate in programs such as the Stanford Benchside Ethics Consultation Service, a research ethics consultation program to assist life sciences researchers in the resolution of ethical concerns in their research, as well as in clinical ethics consultation.   In addition to participating in SCBE and CIRGE activities, the fellow will have access to a full range of courses at Stanford University, which includes genetics, social science, humanities and law courses.  It is expected that the fellow may
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