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Ethics of the Internet of Things

On March 14th 2018, the DesignLab of the University of Twente hosted a UNESCO workshop on the Ethics of the Internet of Things. Technologies are increasingly taking on an environmental role. Sensor networks are being integrated in our material environment, while algorithms and artificial intelligence make sense of the generated data, and influence our...

Vacancy 4TU.Ethics: Assistant Director / Coordinator (interim), University of Twente, 4 months (CLOSED)

opened: 2017-06-28 closed: 2017-07-16

The 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology is a cooperation of the philosophy departments of the three technical universities in the Netherlands. The bundling of forces in the field of ethics and technology in the 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology accommodates the increasing need for balanced, high quality and comprehensive reflection and judgment on moral,...

PhD student in Ethics of human enhancement in an international context

closed: 2017-06-18

The Challenge   The aim of this PhD project is to perform an ethical study of human enhancement technologies and techniques that considers their full range, their potential future development, and the various ethical implications in different domains and for different stakeholders.  The study should also help answer the question how society should respond...

Assistant Professor (full-time) in Ethics or Political Philosophy, University of Twente (CLOSED)

opened: 2017-03-20 closed: 2017-04-26

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Twente in the Netherlands is looking for an   Assistant Professor (full-time) in Ethics or Political Philosophy   with a (future) emphasis on information technology and the information society   Appointment for two years, with prospect of a permanent position   The department is currently expanding...

Workshop: “Security & the Political Turn in Philosophy of Technologies”

Security & the Political Turn in Philosophy of Technologies Date: Friday, March 10th, 2017, 09:30-18:00 Venue: UT – DesignLab How to understand the political significance of things? And how to deal with the politics of technology in a responsible way? Ever since Langdon Winner claimed in the early 1980s that “artifacts have politics”, these...

Postdoctoral researcher in Ethics and Governance of Research and Innovation (8 months) (CLOSED)

opened: 2017-01-31 closed: 2017-03-01

University of Twente  In this postdoc, you will be working on two projects.  First, you will coordinate and carry out the Ethics and Policy project, a project on making ethics research (especially ethics of technology) relevant for policy makers.  This is a project funded by the 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (www.ethicsandtechnology.eu). We have done an...

Postdoctoral researcher in Ethics, Well-Being and Data Science (3 years, University of Twente) (CLOSED)

opened: 2016-12-18 closed: 2017-01-29

NEWEL project – The New Science of Existential Well-being: Concepts, Ethics and Responsible Algorithms University of Twente The position is part of the project ‘NEWEL – The New Science of Existential Well-being: Concepts, Ethics and Responsible Algorithms,’ which is jointly funded by Ahold Delhaize and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), which also...

Short-term Postdoc appointments (2 months full-time) in Ethics at the University of Twente (CLOSED)

opened: 2016-05-26 closed: 2016-09-15

The Department of Philosophy of the University of Twente in the Netherlands is hereby soliciting applications for short-term postdoc appointments (2 months, full-time) in ethics, with a focus on technology. From July 15th or August 1st, 2016 to September 15th or October 1st, 2016. We are offering two competitive appointments at our department to do research in...

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