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Ph.D. position – Rethinking ownership and responsibility in wastewater technologies

closes: 2021-05-19

The Ethics/Philosophy of Technology Section of Delft University of Technology is looking for a Ph.D. candidate who is eager to contribute to the ethically desirable implementation of wastewater technologies, focusing on ownership and responsibility. Ph.D. position The objective of the project is to gain insight into the socio-ethical considerations that are relevant for the...

Ph.D. Position ‘Confucianism and Ethics of Technology’ 

closes: 2021-05-19

Many societies around the world have incorporated new technologies, creating the potential for massive changes in individuals’ daily lives and the political sphere. New technologies have altered cultural practices and social and economic institutions in many societies around the world. This poses a novel and exciting challenge for Confucianism, one of the most ancient...

Ph.D. researcher: Intergenerational Democracy and Negative Emissions Technology: Procedural Justice and Legitimacy for Future People in Climate Policy

closes: 2021-05-26

The University of Twente Department of Philosophy and the Gravitation Programme concerning the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDT) invites applications for a Ph.D. position (Full time, 4 years) concerning intergenerational justice and negative emissions technologies (NETS) as part of the “Free and Fair Society” line. Deadline of application:  May 26th, 2021. For more...

Ph.D. project on Emerging Technologies & the Moral Character of the Human Being

closes: 2021-05-31

The PhD candidate is expected to write a dissertation at the intersection of philosophical anthropology, philosophy of human-technology relations, and ethics. Emerging technologies result in new types of human-technology relations. Rather than being ‘used’, they bring configurations as ‘immersion’ (Internet-of-Things), ‘fusion’ (implants), ‘augmentation’ (augmented reality), ‘telepresence’ (robotics and digital media), and ‘co-operation’ (artificial intelligence)....

Ph.D. Scholarship: The Ethics of Carbon Pricing

closes: 2021-05-17

The School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music and School of Law and Government at Dublin City University are offering a four-year fully funded (stipends & fees) scholarship in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Dublin City University. The project will be supervised by Professor Bert Gordijn and Dr. Goran Dominioni. Research topic:...

Post-doc Position “Opacity in AI”

closed: 2021-03-22

Eindhoven University of Technology is offering a 3-year, full-time post-doc position in the Philosophy and Ethics department (Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences) on the general theme of “Opacity in Artificial Intelligence”. The successful applicant will join a strong team of philosophers who work on AI, in a group that focuses on technology, science...

PhD in Philosophy & Ethics: Philosophy of Science/Social Epistemology (Position C)

closed: 2021-03-10

The Philosophy and Ethics group at Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. All applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD Position B:...

PhD position in Philosophy & Ethics: Cognitive Science of AI (Position B)

closed: 2021-03-10

The Philosophy and Ethics department at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. Applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD Position B: Cognitive...

PhD position in Philosophy & Ethics: Norms of Explainable AI (Position A)

closed: 2021-03-10

The Philosophy and Ethics department at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three 4-year, fully-funded Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. All applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD...

Assistant professor in Applied Ethics M/F

closed: 2021-02-28

You are envisaged to develop a coherent research line in applied ethics that is oriented towards one or more technologies and (aspects of) their role in society (e.g., digital, environmental, biomedical). We expect candidates to publish in international refereed journals, present at conferences, apply for external funding and engage in international and interdisciplinary collaboration...

Assistant Professor in bioethics with a focus on new medical technologies

closed: 2021-02-14

You will be developing a coherent research line with a focus on ethical aspects of new medical technologies. You will publish in international refereed journals, present at conferences, apply for external funding and engage in international and interdisciplinary collaboration and in outreach activities. You will participate in the TechMed research centre of the University...

Junior Lecturers in Philosophy

closed: 2021-02-05

The University of Eindhoven seeks to appoint junior lecturers in philosophy (ethics) (part-time) for the period from April 5th to July 11th 2021. The Lecturer will be expected to assist in teaching a compulsory introductory course on the ethics of technology for first-year engineering students. The lecturer will work in a team of lecturers...

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