Assistant Professor in Ethics
Eindhoven University of Technology
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOC||Applied ethics, philosophy of technology|
|Organization's reference number||V39.4658|
|Location||Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands|
|Start date||March 2021|
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 the date of application and demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. The candidate is expected to contribute to teaching engineering students (BSc and MSc levels), e.g. courses on ethics of data science, mobility and digital health care. Teaching and administration at TU/e takes place in English. The TU/e is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome candidates with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. As we aim to increase the diversity in our department and in the field of philosophy, we especially encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.
Most research in the P&E group takes place at the interface between fundamental philosophical issues and real-world problems that arise from the design, implementation, use and regulation of innovative technologies. In terms of philosophical sub-disciplines, we focus on fundamental and applied issues in ethics, philosophy of science and technology, and epistemology. We work on a variety of application areas, such as artificial intelligence, behavior change, diffusion of scientific knowledge and methods, energy, engineering education, health, and models of cultural and technological change.
The candidate is normally expected to have the following qualifications:
Conditions of employment
Information and application
Technical University of Eindhoven: www.tue.nl
If you need more information about the tasks and requirements for this position please contact the chair of the P&E group, Prof. Wybo Houkes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about the terms of employment can be obtained from Kim van Puijenbroek, HR Advisor: email@example.com
Your application should comprise the following documents (in English):
We invite invitations by October 28, 2020. Interviews will be held in early December, possibly online. To apply please use the “apply now” button. Please note that a maximum of 5 documents can be uploaded. Please do not send us applications by e-mail.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.tue.nl/en/vacancy/assistant-professor...|
|Hard deadline||October 28, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://jobs.tue.nl/en/vacancy/assistant-professor...|
|Contact name||Prof. Wybo Houkes|
|Time created||October 12, 2020, 5:22pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||October 28, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||October 12, 2020, 5:22pm EST|
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