Assistant Professor Ethics of Technology (fixed-term)

The Department of Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands invites applications for the position of assistant professor in Ethics of Technology, commencing August 15th 2018.


Candidates will have earned a PhD in philosophy by the date of application and demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research.


The department has particular needs in teaching engineering ethics to engineering students (BSc and MSc levels), with particular emphasis on data science and biomedical technologies. Fluency in English is required. Since the Department strives for a better gender balance, women are especially encouraged to apply.


The selected candidate will be teaching courses at BSc and MSc levels, for up to 50% of contract time; will be doing research in areas relevant to the Department of Philosophy and Ethics; and is expected to contribute actively to the daily business of the Department.


We offer a full-time appointment for one year; a part-time appointment is negotiable. No possibilities for extending the contract are foreseen.


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