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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Teacher Applied Ethics/ Philosophy of Science (CLOSED)

opened: 2019-10-08 closed: 2019-11-03

Are you our philosopher who combines creativity with enthusiasm for teaching applied ethics or philosophy of science? Are you interested in applying and further developing your teaching skills in courses for diverse student groups, and crafting new education activities? Then we are looking for you to join our group! You are a teacher with...

Responsibility arrangements in resilience policy for climate adaptation (CLOSED)

Two PhD positions

opened: 2019-07-10 closed: 2019-09-18

The Ethics/Philosophy of Technology Section of Delft University of Technology offers two positions for PhD candidates as part of the research project ‘Responsibility arrangements in resilience policy for climate adaptation’. The complete vacancy text can be found at Academic Transfer. The project is supported by an NWO Vidi Grant and will be conducted by...

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