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Professor of Ethics, Technology and Society

Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences , ETH Zurich | Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

Job category Senior faculty / Contract type open
AOS Individual Ethics, Social Theory/Social Philosophy, Sociology and History of Technology
AOS categories Continental Philosophy
Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Social Science
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Job description

The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (D-GESS, www.gess.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

The successful candidate has competences in individual ethics, social theory/social philosophy, sociology and history of technology in contemporary societies. He or she is expected to build and sustain an excellent research and teaching programme in an interdisciplinary environment and should have an internationally recognised outstanding record of publication. He or she should be willing to cooperate with colleagues in D-GESS and other departments (e. g. computer sciences, robotics, architecture, law, history of technology, science studies and health sciences). In her or his teaching activities, the new professor will contribute to the “Science in Perspective” course and specialised master programmes at D-GESS, attracting a wide range of excellent students from across the university. Generally, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses are taught in English.

Please apply online: www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and projects, a statement of future research and teaching interests, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 31 March 2021. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer, strives to increase the number of women professors, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch
Hard deadline March 31, 2021, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information http://www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch
Time created November 25, 2020, 9:07am EST
Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2021, 11:59pm CET
Last updated November 30, 2020, 9:28am EST
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