Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Temporary Lectureship in Logic, Epistemology or Metaphysics of Mind, London (U.K.)

www.bbk.ac.uk/jobs

Lecturer in Philosophy

Reference Number11158LocationLondon, 
BloomsburySchool/DepartmentPhilosophyPosition TypeFixed termHours35Salary 
from/to34307 - 34307

We seek to appoint a philosopher with outstanding teaching and research 
potential. The successful candidate will have expertise within two or more 
of Logic, Epistemology, Metaphysics of Mind.

You will be able to offer research supervision up to doctoral level in 
your area of specialization, and also to contribute teaching to 
undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses.

It is expected that you have a PhD in a relevant subject area or be very 
close to completion. It is desirable that you have a track record in 
research, and some experience of teaching at first-degree level. Effective 
communication skills are essential, as are willingness and competence in 
carrying out the duties of the Department.

This post is tenable for seven months from 1 January 2014.

Salary: 34,307 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

For full details, or to apply, please visit www.bbk.ac.uk/jobs and enter 
the reference number. If you have difficulties accessing this site, please 
e-mail humanresources@bbk.ac.uk, citing the reference in the subject 
header.

The closing date for completed applications is 15 November 2013.

Presentations to the Department, and interviews, will take place on 3 
December 2013.

Informal inquiries about this post may be directed to the Acting Assistant 
Dean of the Department of Philosophy, Professor Hallvard Lillehammer, 
h.lillehammer@bbk.ac.uk.

Birkbeck is committed to providing the highest quality academic and 
working environment where all staff, students, visitors and contractors 
are employed, welcomed, respected and treated in a consistent and 
non-discriminatory manner. This approach will be applied irrespective of 
race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or faith, 
political belief and social status.