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2 Postdoctoral researchers for six months (October 1st, 2020 – April 1st, 2021) (CLOSED)

Horizon 2020 SIENNA project

opened: 2020-08-28 closed: 2020-09-07

The department of philosophy of the University of Twente is urgently looking for two Postdoctoral researcher for six months (October 1st, 2020 – April 1st, 2021) Position 1:  Ethical assessment and guidance of emerging technologies, with particular attention to AI and robotics Position 2: Ethical assessment and guidance of emerging technologies, with particular attention...

Assistant Professor in Philosophy (any area) with a focus on technology and society (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-05-26 closed: 2020-06-24

(Full-time, to start in Autumn 2020 or Spring 2021) The department is internationally leading in the philosophy and ethics of technology. It currently includes twelve tenured and tenure-track staff members, four postdocs, twenty PhD students, and five temporary and part-time faculty members. The department also participates in the inter-university 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology...

Assistant Professor in Bioethics (with a focus on new medical technologies) (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-05-26 closed: 2020-06-21

(full-time, to start in Autumn 2020 or Spring 2021) 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...

Postdoctoral researcher (3 years) Philosophical analysis of socially disruptive technologies and transformations of society and culture (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-03-03 closed: 2020-03-23

The department of philosophy of the University of Twente is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher (3 years) to do a philosophical analysis of socially disruptive technologies and transformations of society and culture, with special reference to transformations of fundamental concepts and values The Challenge Socially disruptive technologies are technologies that change society in fundamental ways. They...

Assistant Professor in ethics or political philosophy (Tenure Track) (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-02-03 closed: 2020-02-14

The department of philosophy at the University of Twente is looking for an Assistant Professor in ethics or political philosophy focusing on emerging technology and its role in society (e.g., biomedical, environmental, digital). This is a two-year appointment with prospects for a permanent position. The Challenge For the research part of your appointment, you will develop your...

Research Programme Manager Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (CLOSED)

opened: 2019-11-01 closed: 2019-11-28

The Philosophy Department of the University of Twente is looking for a Research Programme Manager for the multi-university, ten year long international research programme “Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies” About the Research Programme “Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies” is a new international research programme of seven academic institutions in the Netherlands. It has a combined...

Project Manager Implementation Integrity Policy (CLOSED)

opened: 2019-11-01 closed: 2019-11-08

The University of Twente (UT) attaches great importance to the integrity of its employees and students and is constantly working to strengthen its organization in the field of integrity. The University of Twente has the ambition to create a “House of Integrity” where scientific integrity, social integrity and business integrity are part of and...

How Scientific Instruments Speak:

A Hermeneutics of Technological Mediations in (Neuro-)Scientific Practice

On Thursday 17th October 2019 at 12:30 in the Prof.dr. G. Berkhoff-zaal, De Waaier, UT, Bas will present and defend his dissertation ‘How Scientific Instruments Speak: A Hermeneutics of Technological Mediations in (Neuro-)Scientific Practice.’ His promoters are P.-P. Verbeek and H. te Molder and committee members are H. W. de Regt (Radboud University), F....

4TU.Ethics member Marianne Boenink and co-authors awarded the Chris Freeman Award

Emerging Technologies for Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease: Innovating with Care (Palgrave MacMillan 2017). At the 2018 conference of the European Association for the Study of Science & Technology  (EASST) in Lancaster, UK, the Chris Freeman Award was given to this book Marianne Boenink co-edited with Harro van Lente (Maastricht University) and Ellen Moors (Utrecht University):  In honour...

Nolen Gertz

Can machines act morally? Nolen Gertz interviewed in Philosophie Magazine

4TU.Ethics member Nolen Gertz is one of five experts interviewed by Philosophie Magazine, published 21st March 2018. To read the full article in translation as re-published in German by Zeit Online please use this link: Künstliche Intelligenz – Können Maschinen moralisch handeln? To read the full original interview in French (with a subscription) please use the link...

Postdoc in Ethics of Big Data (CLOSED)

opened: 2018-02-12 closed: 2018-02-28

The Department of Philosophy of the University Twente in the Netherlands is looking for a Postdoc (18-month position) in Ethics of Big Data as part of a large European project on ethical and human rights aspects of smart big data systems.   The Challenge The aim of this postdoc project is to do an...

Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics (CLOSED)

opened: 2018-02-12 closed: 2018-03-08

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Twente in the Netherlands is looking for an Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics (full-time, two years with prospects for a permanent position) with a (future) research emphasis on technology, in particular: ethics of robotics, ethics of IT and artificial intelligence and/or medical ethics and technology.  ...

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