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Assistant Professor Job in Ethics and Philosophy of Technology – TUDelft, Netherlands

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

The Netherlands

The Ethics and Philosophy of Technology section is looking for two Assistant Professors (tenure track) of Ethics and Philosophy of Technology with a strong passion for teaching at the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands – Oct 2021.

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 2
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management
Ethics and Philosophy of Technology section
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Delft,

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Qualification Details

We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

  • PhD degree in the field of ethics and a specialization in ethics of technology or related fields in applied ethics. Candidates who also have teaching and/or research experience in critical thinking/engineering methodology are especially urged to apply.
  • Relevant teaching experience;
  • Strong commitment to teaching ethics of technology to engineering students and to contributing to the innovation as well as management of education;
  • Possession of UTQ degree (university teaching qualification) or willingness to obtain this degree;
  • Excellent English skills;
  • Proficiency of Dutch or willingness to acquire it;
  • Experience with online education or willingness to acquire it;
  • Flexibility and readiness to work in teams.

Next to these requirements, expertise in the following areas would be favourable:

  • Expertise in non-Western approaches to ethics
  • Expertise in another relevant discipline (engineering, natural or social sciences etc)

We aim to increase the diversity in our Section and field, so we especially encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Ethics and Philosophy of Technology section is looking for two Assistant Professors (tenure track) of Ethics and Philosophy of Technology with a strong passion for teaching. These positions will consist for ca 60% of teaching, 20% of research, and 20% management. The main focus of both positions is on education, and the research and management will be primarily related to education. The candidates will contribute to and has proven skills in teaching and coaching Bachelor and Master students. The candidates are well equipped for managerial tasks. The candidates are prepared to work in a multidisciplinary environment encompassing engineering sciences, economics, safety science, social and behavioural science, and public policy.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 22-10-2021 via the application button and upload your motivation and detailed CV, a personal teaching statement and names and contact of references.

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

About the Department

With its excellent education and research at the intersection of technology, society and policy, the Faculty of TPM makes an important contribution to solving complex technical-social issues, such as energy transition, mobility, digitalisation, water management and (cyber) security.We combine insights from the engineering sciences, the social and the humanities. We develop robust models and designs, are internationally oriented and have an extensive network with knowledge institutions, companies, social organisations and governments.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management.

About the Employer: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Contact details

For more information about this position, please contact dr. Udo Pesch, u.pesch@tudelft.nl

For more information about the application procedure, plrease contact Olivie Beek, HR Advisor, hr-tbm@tudelft.nl

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