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Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences, Leibniz University Hannover

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Bioethics or biolaw of regenerative medicine
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Philosophy of Law
AOC Law, philosophy, sociology, politics, medicine
AOC categories Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Workload Part time
Vacancies 3
Location Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Start date 01.02.2013
Job description

The Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) at the Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover, and the Institute for History and Ethics of Medicine, Hannover Medical School, invites applications for

Up to 3 Research Fellows (Salary scale E-13 TV-L (50%-100% FTE))

To be appointed on 1 February 2013 or earlier, pending authorisation of funding. The positions are initially limited to 2 years. An extension by a further 2,5 years is possible, pending an evaluation.

The positions are part of the Cluster of Excellence REBIRTH (www.rebirth­hannover.de) and will be working on ELSI aspects of regenerative medicine and biomedical research on various levels, including empirical and theoretical research.

It is expected that the fellows will have previous experience and research interests in relevant fields such as:

  1. Biomaterials, tissues and genetics;
  2. Enhancement and anthropotechnology;
  3. Informed consent, ethics review, guidances.

To qualify for the positions, applicants are expected to hold at least a master's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject (such as philosophy, medicine, law, biology, public health etc) and intend to pursue research for a PhD or a habilitation in one of the fields outlined above.

As equal opportunities employers, Leibniz Universität Hannover and Hannover Medical School intend to promote women and men in the context of statutory requirements. For this reason, suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preferential treatment.

For further information, please contact Nils Hoppe, who will be pleased to provide further information.

Please send your application with the usual documents and papers by 7 December 2012 to

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitaet Hannover
Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences
Institut für Philosophie
Prof. Dr. Nils Hoppe
Im Moore 21
30167 Hannover

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply http://www.uni-hannover.de/en/aktuell/jobboerse/12...
Application deadline December 7, 2012
Web address for more information http://www.cells-hannover.de
Contact name Prof. Dr. Nils Hoppe
Contact email
Time created November 22, 2012, 5:03pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 7, 2012
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Last updated December 3, 2012, 1:48pm EST
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