Vacancies


Karen Buchanan

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (16 H/WEEK)


For the multi-university, ten-year international research programme “Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies”  About the Research Programme “Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies” (Esdit) is an international research programme of seven academic institutions in the Netherlands. It has a combined budget of € 27 million, and is funded by the Ministry for Education, Culture and Science...


Karen Buchanan

PostDoc on STEM practices wrt ethics of socially disruptive technologies


As part of the inter-university research consortium, “Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDiT)” the Human-Technology Interaction group of Eindhoven University of Technology is looking to hire a postdoc for a three-year project on ‘A qualitative investigation of STEM perspectives on relevant ethical knowledge, concerns, and practices associated with socially disruptive technologies.’ The aim of...


Karen Buchanan

Ph.D. position – Rethinking ownership and responsibility in wastewater technologies


The Ethics/Philosophy of Technology Section of Delft University of Technology is looking for a Ph.D. candidate who is eager to contribute to the ethically desirable implementation of wastewater technologies, focusing on ownership and responsibility. Ph.D. position The objective of the project is to gain insight into the socio-ethical considerations that are relevant for the...


Karen Buchanan

Ph.D. Position ‘Confucianism and Ethics of Technology’ 


Many societies around the world have incorporated new technologies, creating the potential for massive changes in individuals’ daily lives and the political sphere. New technologies have altered cultural practices and social and economic institutions in many societies around the world. This poses a novel and exciting challenge for Confucianism, one of the most ancient...


Karen Buchanan

Ph.D. researcher: Intergenerational Democracy and Negative Emissions Technology: Procedural Justice and Legitimacy for Future People in Climate Policy


The University of Twente Department of Philosophy and the Gravitation Programme concerning the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDT) invites applications for a Ph.D. position (Full time, 4 years) concerning intergenerational justice and negative emissions technologies (NETS) as part of the “Free and Fair Society” line. Deadline of application:  May 26th, 2021. For more...


Karen Buchanan

Ph.D. project on Emerging Technologies & the Moral Character of the Human Being


The PhD candidate is expected to write a dissertation at the intersection of philosophical anthropology, philosophy of human-technology relations, and ethics. Emerging technologies result in new types of human-technology relations. Rather than being ‘used’, they bring configurations as ‘immersion’ (Internet-of-Things), ‘fusion’ (implants), ‘augmentation’ (augmented reality), ‘telepresence’ (robotics and digital media), and ‘co-operation’ (artificial intelligence)....


Karen Buchanan

Ph.D. Scholarship: The Ethics of Carbon Pricing


The School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music and School of Law and Government at Dublin City University are offering a four-year fully funded (stipends & fees) scholarship in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Dublin City University. The project will be supervised by Professor Bert Gordijn and Dr. Goran Dominioni. Research topic:...


Karen Buchanan

Post-doc Position “Opacity in AI”


Eindhoven University of Technology is offering a 3-year, full-time post-doc position in the Philosophy and Ethics department (Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences) on the general theme of “Opacity in Artificial Intelligence”. The successful applicant will join a strong team of philosophers who work on AI, in a group that focuses on technology, science...


Karen Buchanan

PhD in Philosophy & Ethics: Philosophy of Science/Social Epistemology (Position C)


The Philosophy and Ethics group at Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. All applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD Position B:...


Karen Buchanan

PhD position in Philosophy & Ethics: Cognitive Science of AI (Position B)


The Philosophy and Ethics department at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. Applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD Position B: Cognitive...


Karen Buchanan

PhD position in Philosophy & Ethics: Norms of Explainable AI (Position A)


The Philosophy and Ethics department at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, is offering three 4-year, fully-funded Ph.D. positions on the themes of explainable AI, cognitive science, and philosophy of science/social epistemology. All applicants will be considered for all three positions. PhD Position A: Norms of Explainable AI PhD...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant professor in Applied Ethics M/F


You are envisaged to develop a coherent research line in applied ethics that is oriented towards one or more technologies and (aspects of) their role in society (e.g., digital, environmental, biomedical). We expect candidates to publish in international refereed journals, present at conferences, apply for external funding and engage in international and interdisciplinary collaboration...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Professor in bioethics with a focus on new medical technologies


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 participate in the TechMed research centre of the University...


Karen Buchanan

Junior Lecturers in Philosophy


The University of Eindhoven seeks to appoint junior lecturers in philosophy (ethics) (part-time) for the period from April 5th to July 11th 2021. The Lecturer will be expected to assist in teaching a compulsory introductory course on the ethics of technology for first-year engineering students. The lecturer will work in a team of lecturers...


Karen Buchanan

Lecturer in Philosophy


The University of Eindhoven seeks to appoint one lecturer in philosophy (part-time) for the period from April 5th to July 18th 2021. The Lecturer will be expected to teach a compulsory introductory course on ethics of technology for first year engineering students. The lecturer will work as part of a team of lecturers. Depending...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Professor in Ethics (1,0 fte)


The Philosophy and Ethics department at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is seeking an assistant professor for a full-time, tenure-track position. In exceptional cases, the candidate could be hired directly at the tenured associate-professor level. Candidates will have earned a PhD in philosophy by...


Karen Buchanan

2 Postdoctoral researchers for six months (October 1st, 2020 – April 1st, 2021)

Horizon 2020 SIENNA project


The department of philosophy of the University of Twente is urgently looking for two Postdoctoral researcher for six months (October 1st, 2020 – April 1st, 2021) Position 1:  Ethical assessment and guidance of emerging technologies, with particular attention to AI and robotics Position 2: Ethical assessment and guidance of emerging technologies, with particular attention...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Professor in Philosophy (any area) with a focus on technology and society


(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...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Professor in Bioethics (with a focus on new medical technologies)


(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...


Karen Buchanan

Post-Doc: Socially Disruptive Technologies and Conceptual Change


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...


Karen Buchanan

Post-Doc: Behaviour change technologies for moral improvement


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...


Karen Buchanan

Ph.D. project: Will democracy survive social media?


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...


Karen Buchanan

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


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...


Karen Buchanan

PhD position: How can AI support human moral judgements?


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...


Karen Buchanan

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


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’....


Karen Buchanan

Postdoctoral researcher (3 years) Philosophical analysis of socially disruptive technologies and transformations of society and culture


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...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Professor of Ethics of Technology (Tenure Track)


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,...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Professor in ethics or political philosophy (Tenure Track)


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...

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Tijn Borghuis

Lecturer and Tutorial Teachers

April – July 2020, Eindhoven University of Technology


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...

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Tijn Borghuis

Assistant Professor in Philosophy

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


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...


Karen Buchanan

PhD candidate Responsible Research and Innovation


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...


Karen Buchanan

Research Programme Manager Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies


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...


Karen Buchanan

Project Manager Implementation Integrity Policy


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...


Karen Buchanan

Teacher Applied Ethics/ Philosophy of Science


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...


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Responsibility arrangements in resilience policy for climate adaptation

Two PhD positions


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...


Karen Buchanan

Lecturer in Ethics of Technology

2 year teaching position


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,...


Karen Buchanan

Postdoc Research Associate – Philosophy and Ethics of AI


The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an international research university that offers a wide range of degree programs. With 200 years of history, about 38,000 students, over 6.000 employees, and an excellent domestic and international reputation, Bonn University is among Germany’s leading universities. The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an international research university that offers a...


Karen Buchanan

PhD or PostDoc in applied ethics


PhD or PostDoc in applied ethics (ethics of technology, engineering ethics, ethics of AI….) at RWTH Aachen University (Germany). The positions will be at a newly established interdisciplinary department for Society, Technology and Human Factors at the HumTec Center. It is an open, supportive environment with ample chances to cooperate with colleagues from life...


Karen Buchanan

Postdoc in Philosophy, Applied Ethics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology


School of Architecture and Built Environment KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around...


Tijn Borghuis

One lecturer (0,6 FTE) and several junior lecturers (0,3 FTE) in ethics (part time)


The University of Eindhoven seeks to appoint one lecturer in philosophy (part time) (0,6 FTE) and several junior lecturers (0,3 FTE) in philosophy (ethics) (part time) for the period from April 1th to July 7th 2019. The (senior) lecturer will be expected to teach a compulsory introductory course on ethics of technology for first...


Tijn Borghuis

Postdoc (2 years): Just Editing, Applying a Responsible Innovation Framework to Animal Genome Editing


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on a multidisciplinary project, funded by the NWO-MVI responsible innovation programme, examining the ethical, societal and governance implications of applying gene editing techniques to animals and animal breeding. Recent gene editing techniques – such as CRISPR/Cas9, TALENS and “zinc fingers” –...


Tijn Borghuis

Full Professor Ethics of Technology (1,0 fte)


The Philosophy and Ethics group at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands seeks a full professor in Ethics of Technology, with specific interests in ethical issues concerning smart systems, robotics and artificial intelligence. Institutional Setting The position is embedded in the Philosophy & Ethics (P&E) group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). The...


Tijn Borghuis

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....


Karen Buchanan

Lecturer in Philosophy of Technology (2 year teaching position)


Lecturer in Philosophy of Technology (2 year teaching position), with a focus on critical thinking and methodology for engineers, TU Delft   Faculty/department Technology, Policy and Management Level PhD degree Maximum employment 38 hours per week (1,0 FTE) Duration of contract 2 years Salary scale Min € 2.588,- max € 4.757,- per month gross   Technology, Policy and Management  The...


Karen Buchanan

PhD position Value Sensitive Design and Living Labs on Robotics and Energy Transitions


The PhD project is part of the Horizon 2020 Science with and for Society project ‘SCALINGS – Scaling up Co-creation: Avenues and Limits for Integrating Society in Science and Innovation’. This is a joint program of the Philosophy and Ethics group at TU/e, together with 8 other universities across Europe as Technical University Munich,...


Tijn Borghuis

Postdoc: Responsible Collection and Analysis of Personal Data for Justice and Security


Postdoc: Responsible Collection and Analysis of Personal Data for Justice and Security   Faculty/department Technology, Policy and Management Level PhD degree Maximum employment 32 hours per week (0,8 FTE) Duration of contract 23 months Salary scale: maximum 4084 euros per month gross (scale 10) depending on (work) experience   Technology, Policy and Management    The Faculty of Technology, Policy...


Karen Buchanan

Tutorial Teacher Philosophy / Applied Ethics


Tutorial Teacher Philosophy / Applied Ethics, April – July 2018 (part time),  Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands   The University of Eindhoven seeks to appoint Junior Lecturers in philosophy (ethics) (part time) for the period from April 9th to July 9th 2018.   The lecturer will be expected to assist in teaching a...


Karen Buchanan

Postdoc in Ethics of Big Data


The Department of Philosophy of the University Twente in the Netherlands is looking for a Postdoc (18-month position) in Ethics of Big Data as part of a large European project on ethical and human rights aspects of smart big data systems.   The Challenge The aim of this postdoc project is to do an...


Tijn Borghuis

Postdoc in the philosophy of technology


I am hiring a postdoctoral researcher for 18 month to join my NWO-MVI project “robots in the warehouse”. Postdoctoral fellow: the ethics of human-robot collaboration in logistic warehouses (0,7fte) Intended starting date: preferably April 1, 2018 (but no later than June 1, 2018) Deadline: please apply as soon as possible, and at latest March...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics


The Department of Philosophy at the University of Twente in the Netherlands is looking for an Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics (full-time, two years with prospects for a permanent position) with a (future) research emphasis on technology, in particular: ethics of robotics, ethics of IT and artificial intelligence and/or medical ethics and technology.  ...


Ana Fernandez Inguanzo

Assistant Professor of Ethics of Technology (Tenure Track)


Faculty/department Technology, Policy and Management Level PhD degree Maximum employment 38 hours per week (1 FTE) Duration of contract Tenure track Salary scale €3,427 to €5330 per month gross Intended starting date: mid April 2018   Technology, Policy and Management  The Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management contributes to sustainable solutions for technical challenges in society by combining the...


Karen Buchanan

Temporary Position – Lecturer in Ethics of Technology (1st February – 30th June 2018)


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


Ana Fernandez Inguanzo

Postdoctoral fellow (0,5 fte, one year) on Humanitarian Logistics


The Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE&IS) Eindhoven University of Technology Vacancy ID: V39.3017 Starting date: Preferably November or December 2017   The Research group Philosophy & Ethics of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE &IS) seeks a postdoctoral fellow for an appointment of one year (0,5 fte). The...


Karen Buchanan

Assistant Director/Co-ordinator 4TU.Ethics


The Challenge The Philosophy Department of Eindhoven University of Technology is responsible for the daily management of the Centre as of January 1st 2018. The Centre has a Graduate School with currently 19 PhD students enrolled. Together with the Scientific Director and the Managing Director, the Assistant Director forms the daily board of the...


Karen Buchanan

PhD: Creating Inherent Safety


Job Description The PhD candidate will perform research as part of the research project T-TRIPP: Tools for Translation of Risk research into Policies and Practices. The project is a collaboration with the Rathenau Instituut and the serious gaming department of Delft University of Technology. The PhD student will be supervised by Prof. Ibo van...


Ana Fernandez Inguanzo

Postdoctoral fellow on Humanitarian Logistics- TU Eindhoven


The Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE&IS) Eindhoven University of Technology  Postdoctoral fellow (0,5 fte, one year) on Humanitarian Logistics Vacancy ID: V39.3017 Starting date: Preferably November or December 2017 The Research group Philosophy & Ethics of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE &IS) seeks a postdoctoral fellow for an...


Myrthe van Nus

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


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,...


Alex Kapeller

PhD student in Ethics of human enhancement in an international context


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...


Ana Fernandez Inguanzo

PhD Position: “Rethinking Trust and Consent in Mobile Behavior Change Support Systems”


Fully funded, four-year PhD position in the Department of Philosophy and Ethics at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.  The topic is “Rethinking Trust and Consent in Mobile Behavior Change Support Systems.”  The application deadline is 17 April 2017.  Click the following link for more information: http://jobs.tue.nl/en/vacancy/phd-in-rethinking-trust-and-consent-in-mobile-behavior-change-support-syst-309390.html This position is part of a research...


Ana Fernandez Inguanzo

Post-doctoral Position in responsible innovation and circular economy at Wageningen University


Project name: Responsible Innovation Practices of Sustainable Entrepreneurs in Making the Transition towards sustainable agricultural, water and energy systems.Wageningen University Deadline for applications is April 9, 2017 We offer you an employment contract for 0.9 FTE (34,2 hours a week) for 12 months. The maximum gross salary is € 3,427.00 per month (based on...


Myrthe van Nus

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


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...


Ana Fernandez Inguanzo

Vacancy: Professor in Philosophy


Linkoping University (LiU), Linkoping, Sweden Application deadline: April 18th   Up till now, the area ”science and society” has been dominated by the sociology of scientific knowledge approach, whereas classical theory of science has focused on conceptual analysis and the rationale of scientific development. However, with this position, focus on philosophical analysis of science...


Myrthe van Nus

Vacancy: internship position at 4TU.Ethics


Looking for an internship opportunity in a large, internationally-oriented research centre? 4TU.Ethics, the Centre for Ethics and Technology offers a student internship in the area of public outreach and social media communication, starting in March 2017 (or later). The 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (4TU.Ethics) is a cooperation of the philosophy departments of three...


Karen Buchanan

Junior lecturers in philosophy


The University of Eindhoven seeks to appoint junior lecturers in philosophy (ethics) (part time) for the period from April 10th to July 10th 2017. The Lecturer will be expected to assist in teaching a compulsory introductory course on ethics of technology for first year engineering students. The lecturer will work in a team of...


Karen Buchanan

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


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...


Karen Buchanan

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


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...


Karen Buchanan

Fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. position on “Fearful Technologies: Historical and ethical perspectives on the role of fear in pro-technology discourses”


 Eindhoven University of Technology Technology, Innovation and Society Group http://jobs.tue.nl/en/vacancy/-phd-position-on-fearful-technologies-286591.html Starting the latest in June 2017 The PhD position is interdisciplinary with a shared advisory team from the Technology, Innovation and Society Group (dr. Kalmbach, prof.dr. v.d. Vleuten) and the Philosophy & Ethics Group (dr. Spahn) of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation...


Karen Buchanan

PhD Position: Analyzing value trade-offs of interoperable Big Data in public safety


Fully-funded 4-year PhD position on “analyzing value trade-offs of interoperable Big Data in public safety contexts”. Intended starting date: 1 January 2017 The goal of the Ph.D project is to develop a framework for analyzing the value trade-offs associated with rendering cloud-based big data sets interoperable for the sake of public safety. This framework...


Karen Buchanan

Internship position at 4TU.Ethics


Looking for an internship opportunity in a large, internationally-oriented research centre? 4TU.Ethics, the Centre for Ethics and Technology offers a student internship in the area of public outreach and social media communication, starting in September 2016 (or later). The 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (4TU.Ethics) is a cooperation of the philosophy departments of three...


Karen Buchanan

Postdoc Position on Responsible Innovation and Ethics in Industry


At the TU Delft a vacancy has opened up for a postdoc for two European project in the field of Responsible Innovation. This position is located in the Section of Ethics and Philosophy of Technology of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Department of Values, Technology & Innovation. 3 year, 0.7 fte Starting...


Karen Buchanan

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


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...


Karen Buchanan

PhD Position: Technologies for health-related behavior change in vulnerable people: values & design


Fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. position on “Technologies for health-related behavior change in vulnerable people: values & design” The Ph.D. position is interdisciplinary with a shared advisory team from the Philosophy & Ethics (Dr. Frank, Prof. Dr. Meijers) and Human-Technology Interaction (Dr. Huldtgren, Prof. IJsselsteijn) groups at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology and has...

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