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Postdoctoral Scholar

Institute for Practical Ethics, University of California, San Diego

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS especially topics connected to science and technology
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC especially topics connected to science and technology
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location UC San Diego Campus, California, United States
Start date Fall 2023
Job description

The Institute for Practical Ethics, an interdisciplinary research unit at the University of California San Diego, is dedicated to the pursuit of socially responsible science. Forming connections among ethicists, social scientists, natural scientists, health professionals and the community, it seeks to address ethical and social issues facing society, from ethical issues in clinical trials, environmental conservation, stem cell research, engineering and big data, and much more. Further information about the Institute can be found at ipe.ucsd.edu.

We invite applications for the position of postdoctoral scholar for the academic year 2023-2024. The institute intends to hire a maximum of two (2) postdoctoral scholars for 2023-2024. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. granted from an accredited university at the time the position begins. The position typically begins in September. The postdoctoral scholar position is a one-year appointment. Salary, as based on the University of California’s salary scales and candidate qualifications, will be provided in exchange for active participation in the institute’s program of activities. The primary task of the postdoctoral scholar is to work on their own research. Any more limited additional duties will be decided through consultation between the postdoctoral scholar and institute co-directors. The postdoctoral scholar is required to be in residence for the entirety of the academic year. The postdoctoral scholar position is open to international applicants. The institute is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research and service.

How to apply
Application type Email
• Cover letter • Curriculum vitae • Brief statement (1,000 words maximum) summarizing the applicant’s intellectual interests, scholarly training, and research agenda as these relate to the mission of the Institute for Practical Ethics • Copies of no more than two representative publications or dissertation chapters • Two letters of recommendation
Web address to apply https://ipe.ucsd.edu/prof-opportunities/index.html
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 9, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Web address for more information https://ipe.ucsd.edu/_files/professional-opportuni...
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Scheduled expiry date December 9, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Last updated October 26, 2022, 4:37pm UTC
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