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Research Fellow in the Ethics of Persuasive Digital Technologies

Faculty of Philosophy: Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Applied ethics, normative ethics, neuroethics, medical ethics, medical law, law and technology, political philosophy, legal philosophy or another area closely related to the themes of the project
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Vacancy ID: 158491
Location Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Job description

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Fellow to conduct collaborative research in applied ethics for the research project Protecting Minds: The Right to Mental Integrity and the Ethics of Arational Influence with a focus on the ethics of persuasive digital technologies. The Research Fellow will work under the supervision of Professor Thomas Douglas, Principal Investigator for the ERC-funded project, which is hosted by the Uehiro Centre within the Faculty of Philosophy.

This post is fixed term for two years from the date of appointment with excellent opportunities for career advancement.

The Fellow will produce publications of high-quality research, undertake literature reviews, build collaborative relationships with key groups and individuals working in relevant research areas and participate in other project activities, such as public engagement and policy work, grant applications and event planning.

The postholder is required to hold, or be close to completion of, the degree of PhD (or equivalent qualification) in philosophy or other relevant discipline (such as law) with a specialisation in applied ethics, normative ethics, neuroethics, medical ethics, medical law, law and technology, political philosophy, legal philosophy or another area closely related to the themes of the project.  Also essential are excellent research skills, an outstanding research record appropriate to the present stage of career, and demonstrated ability to publish in leading journals in philosophy and/or law. 

Applications must be made online via the University of Oxford jobs website 

Applications are to be submitted no later than midday (UK time) 27 June 2022.

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