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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...

Post-Doc: Socially Disruptive Technologies and Conceptual Change (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-05-26 closed: 2020-06-20

The Technical University Eindhoven (TU/e) is looking for a Philosophy & Ethics Post-Doc in the project Socially Disruptive Technologies and Conceptual Change. This position will be part of the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies research programme, a new 10 year long international programme (2020-29) of seven academic institutions in the Netherlands. This programme has a...

Post-Doc: Behaviour change technologies for moral improvement (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-05-26 closed: 2020-06-20

The TU/e is looking for candidates for a Philosophy & Ethics Post-Doc in the project: Behaviour change technologies for moral improvement: Moral skilfulness and moral struggle. This Post-Doc position will be part of the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies research programme, a new 10 year long international programme of seven academic institutions in the...

Ph.D. project: Will democracy survive social media? (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-05-26 closed: 2020-06-20

The TU/e is looking for candidates for a Philosophy & Ethics Ph.D. project. This Ph.D. position will be part of the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies research programme, a new 10 year long international programme of seven academic institutions in the Netherlands that started in January 2020. Starting date: 1st September 2020 (or soon...

Working group on the COVID-19 crisis (WGCV-19)

Over the last few weeks, many of us have been struck by how the pandemic introduces a wide range of ethical, social, and political challenges that relate to the research of the 4TU.Ethics community. Examples include value conflicts, data and privacy issues, digital well-being, civic responsibility, knowledge transfer, and the mitigation of risk. New...

Assistant Professor in Ethics and Philosophy of Technology (Tenure Track) with a strong emphasis on education

closed: 2020-05-04

TU Delft Philosophy Section, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management Fulltime, salary scale: €3,637 to €5,656 per month gross Intended starting date: asap (Summer 2020) Technology, Policy and Management The Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management contributes to sustainable solutions for technical challenges in society by combining the insights from engineering with the humanities and...

PhD position: How can AI support human moral judgements?

closed: 2020-04-22

Many current AI systems are implicitly supporting or constraining human moral judgement, e.g. information on Facebook, recommendation systems, targeted advertising. The goal of this project is to make this support (or constraint) explicit as a step towards empowering better human moral judgements. Our working assumption is that AI should support but not take over...

Webinar on dealing with uncertainties in decision-making in times of COVID-19 (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-04-02 closed: 2020-04-09

On Apr 08, 2020 at 9:30 AM – 11.00 AM CEST, the TU Delft Safety & Security institute will offer a webinar addressing several aspects of decision-making under uncertainties and their ethical implications. Professor Pieter van Gelder will discuss statistical models and how calculations-based cost-benefit risk analyses lead to policy decisions. Professor Sabine Roeser...

Two PhD positions in the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies Research Programme

closed: 2020-03-31

As part of the Ethics of Socially Disrupting Technologies Research Programme, the Section of Ethics and Philosophy of Technology at TU Delft is announcing vacancies for two fully funded PhD positions in Ethics of Technology. The projects are about ‘Governance of geoengineering in the face of normative uncertainties’ and ‘Empathy, embodiment and AAC Technology’....

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...

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