Assistant Professor in Ethics (0,1 fte)

Research / Academic


The Philosophy and Ethics division on the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is searching for an assistant professor for a full-time, tenure-track place. In distinctive instances, the candidate might be employed instantly on the tenured associate-professor degree. Candidates may have earned a PhD in philosophy by the date of utility and exhibit proof of excellence in each instructing and analysis. The candidate is predicted to contribute to instructing engineering college students (BSc and MSc ranges), e.g. programs on ethics of knowledge science, mobility and digital well being care. Teaching and administration at TU/e takes place in English. The TU/e is an equal alternative employer. We welcome candidates with all kinds of backgrounds and views. As we intention to extend the variety in our division and within the area of philosophy, we particularly encourage candidates from underrepresented teams to use.Most analysis within the P&E group takes place on the interface between basic philosophical points and real-world issues that come up from the design, implementation, use and regulation of progressive applied sciences. In phrases of philosophical sub-disciplines, we deal with basic and utilized points in ethics, philosophy of science and know-how, and epistemology. We work on quite a lot of utility areas, akin to synthetic intelligence, conduct change, diffusion of scientific information and strategies, power, engineering schooling, well being, and fashions of cultural and technological change.Tasks

  • Teaching programs at BSc and MSc ranges, for as much as 50% of contract time.
  • Doing analysis in ethics, with a deal with moral points associated to the design, implementation, use and/or regulation of progressive know-how.
  • Contributing actively to the each day enterprise and analysis local weather of the group and the division.


The candidate is generally anticipated to have the next {qualifications}:

  • Ability to conduct educational analysis of top of the range, demonstrated as an example by a related PhD thesis and publications.
  • Ability to show, proven as an example by expertise or help in instructing and constructive evaluations of those instructing efforts.
  • Areas of specialization: ethics.
  • Areas of competence: utilized ethics (particularly biomedical ethics, ethics of data know-how, information ethics and/or engineering ethics); philosophy of know-how.
  • Creative and devoted to (multidisciplinary) collaboration.
  • Good communication expertise.
  • Excellent command of the English language. (There isn’t any Dutch language requirement.)
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting; affinity with know-how and the engineering sciences.

Salary Benefits:

We provide:

  • A difficult job in a dynamic, bold and well-organised college with the autonomy to develop your personal analysis line and take part within the curriculum of the division.
  • A Tenure Track of 5 years with the prospect of turning into affiliate professor. After a most of four years the tenure resolution will likely be made. If you’ve got a extra senior profile, you’ll obtain a tailored profession proposal.
  • Salary and advantages are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (, Scale 11: Currently a month-to-month gross wage of €3.746 – €5.127. Additionally, an annual vacation allowance of 8% of the yearly wage, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual wage are paid;
  • A broad package deal of fringe advantages (together with a wonderful technical infrastructure, shifting bills, financial savings schemes).
  • In order to empower you, we offer help akin to coaching packages for educational management and the college instructing qualification and a devoted mentoring program that will help you get to know the college and the Dutch (analysis) setting
  • Family-friendly initiatives are in place, such because the Dual Career Opportunity program to help accompanying companions, a world partner program, and glorious on-campus kids day care and sports activities amenities.

Work Hours:

38 hours per week


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