Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


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Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

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 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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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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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

Tenure-track assistant professorship in formal or empirical methods in social philosophy, U.S.A.


Contact: philosophy@ksu.edu

Manhattan KANSAS, USA

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, beginning August 2012. AOS: Open, but the department has a 
special interest in philosophers who use formal or empirical methods to address questions in 
ethics or social and political philosophy, or who apply research in the social sciences to 
address such questions. AOC: Open. Both PhD and ABD applicants considered; however, dissertation 
must be completed by August 2012 for appointment as assistant professor rather than instructor. 
Five undergraduate courses per year, standard committee work. The successful candidate will 
demonstrate a commitment to and appreciation for teaching students from diverse, multi-cultural 
backgrounds. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Send application package (Letter of 
application, CV, sample paper, research and teaching statements, and evidence of teaching 
competence submitted as a single PDF file plus three letters of recommendation) to 
philosophy@ksu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through November 30, 2011. Kansas State University is an Affirmative 
Action, Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking diversity among its employees. The Philosophy 
Department strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, the University is required to run a background 
check on the final candidate.