Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Humanities (05200)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
The School of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Post-doctoral Fellow in Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence (2 posts) (Ref.: 522793), to commence as soon as a possible. The initial appointment will be for two years, with the potential for extension for an additional year.
Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. degree in relevant fields of philosophy (or related fields) by the time of appointment. The position is open to all areas of specialization, but applicants with competence in philosophy of AI or philosophy of technology are preferred. This appointment will be affiliated with AI&Humanity-Lab: https://ai-humanity.net/
The post-doctoral fellow is expected to participate actively in the work of AI&Humanity-Lab. Applicants should submit project proposals (max 5 pages) that fall within the research centre’s remit. Information about the department can be found at https://philosophy.hku.hk/dept/. Enquiries about the duties of the post can be directed to Chair Professor Herman Cappelen (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University offers a highly competitive salary package, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include annual leave and medical coverage. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., a writing sample of scholarly work, and a project proposal on the philosophy of AI (not exceeding five pages). Shortlisted applicants will be requested to arrange for two references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until November 30, 2023(extended to February 15, 2024), or until the position is filled.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons of all genders to apply.