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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...

Innovating Together: Responsible Scaling of Co-creation

Scaling of innovations is seen as an inescapable answer to the growing urgency to tackle grand societal challenges. Value co-creation receives increasing traction as a key method for involvement of a variety of actors to realise the inevitable scaling. Not all co-creation methods however spread equally and work to the same success in different...

Assistant Professor of Ethics of Technology (Tenure Track) (CLOSED)

opened: 2020-02-04 closed: 2020-03-02

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 the social sciences. The Department of Values, Technology and Innovation (VTI) focuses on the value dimension of comprehensive engineering, the overarching research theme of the Faculty of Technology,...

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...

Lecturer and Tutorial Teachers (CLOSED)

April – July 2020, Eindhoven University of Technology

opened: 2020-01-08 closed: 2020-02-07

The Lecturer and Tutorial Teachers will be expected to teach a compulsory introductory course on ethics of technology for first year engineering students, as part of a team of lecturers.   Vacancy: Lecturer Ethics of Technology TU/e Eindhoven April – July 2020 (part time 0,6 FTE) Job description The Lecturer will be expected to...

Considering Health Behavior Change

TU/e Centre for Humans and Technology, February 10-11

Living healthier is a piece of cake. Just pick one of the many apps, websites or social media supporting a better lifestyle, and follow the instructions. Everyone wins! The individual, who will live healthier, longer and happier. And society, because chronic illnesses will be prevented and the costs of healthcare will drop. Technology has...

Assistant Professor in Philosophy (CLOSED)

Starting date: 15 August 2020 or, if possible, 15 March 2020

opened: 2019-12-18 closed: 2020-01-06

The Philosophy and Ethics department at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences of the Eindhoven University of Technology seeks an assistant professor for a full-time, tenure-track position. Candidates will have earned a PhD in philosophy by the date of application and demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. The candidate...

PhD candidate Responsible Research and Innovation (CLOSED)

opened: 2019-11-06 closed: 2019-12-05

A study on the implementation of Responsible Research and Innovation and its effects. In the past years, we have witnessed an increasing attention for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) concepts that aim to better align research and innovation practices with societal needs. The actors playing a role here are not only businesses and institutes...

“It was shockingly easy”

An interview with Alan Rubel, visiting scholar 2018/2019

From September 2018 until May 2019, Alan Rubel (University of Wisconsin-Madison) was a visiting scholar at 4TU.Ethics. After his return to the United States, Tijn Borghuis interviewed him about this sabbatical in the Netherlands. Could you introduce yourself to our readers: What is your “day job”?  What is your research about? My position—that is,...

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...

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