Research Programme Manager
Department of Philosophy, University of Twente
|Job category||Administration (non-academic) / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|Location||Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands|
|Start date||April 1st or sooner|
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 budget of € 27 million, and is funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research in the Gravitation funding scheme for excellent research, and by matching funds from the participating institutions. The duration is from January 2020 to December 2029.
The programme has the aim of achieving breakthrough research in at the intersection of ethics, philosophy and technology / engineering and to position its consortium at the top of its field internationally. The consortium consists of internationally well-known ethicists, philosophers, engineers and social scientists. The programme includes four research lines, “Nature, life and human intervention”, “The future of a free and fair society”, “The human condition” and “Synthesis: Ethics of Technology, Practical Philosophy, and Modern Technology-Driven Societies”.
You are responsible for the day to day management of the research programme. You do this in consultation with the programme leader, prof. dr. Philip Brey. You implement policies outlined by the Daily Board (which, besides yourself, includes the programme leader, the vice programme leader, a financial controller and a programme secretary) and the Management Board (the central strategic board, that consists of nine full professors and yourself). Tasks include the following:
We offer a full-time position for an initial two-year period with the possibility of extension. Starting salary between € 4,406 to € 4,660 gross per month based on your experience (scale 12) .We also offer excellent employment benefits, including an 8.3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday pay on top of the annual income. (So annual salary is € 61,490 - € 65,035 at the start.) Foreign candidates likely qualify for a low 30% tax rate.
The organization The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.
|How to apply|
A full programme plan, including details about organizational structure and policies, can be requested from Carola Bouwens at email@example.com. For questions about the vacancy, please contact Prof. dr. Philip Brey, programme leader (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof. dr. Sabine Roeser, vice programme leader (email@example.com). Your application, including curriculum vitae, can be uploaded until 28 November 2019. The job interviews (Skype is a possibility) are in week 49 and week 50.
|Web address to apply||https://www.utwente.nl/en/organization/careers/!/1...|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||November 28, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://www.utwente.nl/en/organization/careers/!/1...|
|Contact name||Philip Brey|
|Time created||November 5, 2019, 10:15am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 28, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||November 5, 2019, 10:16am EST|
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