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Postdoctoral Scholar in Engineering Ethics (EXPIRED)

Pennsylvania State University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Engineering Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Job description

Postdoctoral Scholar in Engineering Ethics


The Rock Ethics Institute (REI) and the College of Engineering at Penn State seek applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Engineering Ethics. Applicants should have expertise in engineering ethics and a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (e.g., Applied Ethics, Engineering, Engineering Education, Philosophy, or another relevant field). We are particularly interested in candidates with interest or experience in integrating engineering ethics with issues of sustainability and/or with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Postdoctoral Scholar will support ongoing engineering ethics education initiatives, pursue independent or collaborative research oriented toward publication, and receive training and mentorship. Postdoctoral scholars may receive experience working on grants. They will also receive support to allow them to participate in seminars and conferences appropriate to their personal career goals.

The postdoctoral scholarship is a limited-term appointment for one year from date of hire (40 hours per week) with possibility of reappointment. The salary will be based on experience and qualifications, and the Postdoctoral Scholar will be provided with employment benefits (https://www.research.psu.edu/opa/benefits).

Applicants must have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by the appointment date. In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

The successful candidate will collaborate with the Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education https://www.engr.psu.edu/leonhardcenter) to promote ethics education among engineering undergraduate and graduate students. The Postdoctoral Scholar will become part of a team to develop and offer workshops to prepare faculty members to integrate ethics into their courses. Depending on interests and expertise, there will be opportunities to engage in the development of new approaches to ethics education for undergraduate and graduate engineering students and in the evaluation of the effectiveness of ethics education and the process through which faculty are supported to integrate ethics into their courses.

The Postdoctoral Scholar will join the interdisciplinary intellectual community of the Rock Ethics Institute https://rockethics.psu.edu). REI embodies Penn State's goal of providing world leadership in ethics-informed interdisciplinary research and the integration of ethical literacy throughout the university curriculum. Currently, REI shares 14 tenure-line faculty with eight colleges spanning the sciences, social sciences, humanities, law, and engineering. Based in the College of the Liberal Arts, the Institute sponsors innovative ethics research with a focus on the areas of data and technology, health, social justice, and sustainability. Depending on interests, the Postdoctoral Scholar will have an opportunity to collaborate with REI faculty and research initiatives.

To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/3788215.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/3788215

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/3788215
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.psu.edu
Time created January 18, 2023, 8:26pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date July 11, 2023, 11:38pm EST
Expired on July 11, 2023, 11:46pm EST
Last updated September 11, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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