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Assistant Professor Vacancy in Ethics or Political Philosophy

News | 20-03-2017 15:01

The department is currently expanding with an assistant professor position in ethics and/or political philosophy with a focus on information technology (which may include Internet technology and social media, robotics, artificial intelligence, digital communication technologies, database technologies and other digital technologies) and its impacts on society.


Job application
Your application should include the following documents:
• a cover letter which explains your interest in the position and your qualifications for it;
• a curriculum vitae which includes the name and e-mail address/telephone number for at least two references. Please give a brief summary of your teaching evaluations in your CV or in a separate note (courses taught and evaluation received) – inclusion of full teaching evaluations is optional at this stage;
• a writing sample (preferably a published article related to the position);
• either a summary and table of contents of your dissertation or the entire dissertation
Applications (including curriculum vitae, list of publications) should be uploaded via > vacancies > current vacancies. The application deadline is April 26th, 2017. Interviews will be held within one week after the deadline. Since only three documents can be uploaded per application, please combine documents if needed. Preferred starting date is August 1st, 2017 (later date negotiable).


Further information
Location: This position is based at the Department of Philosophy, University of Twente
Contact: prof.dr. Philip Brey (chair Ethics of Technology) T: +31 (0)53 489 4426 ( or prof.dr. Ciano Aydin (Head of the Department) T: +31 (0)53 4893391 (

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Contact Information

INSEIT’s institutional support comes from the Ionian University - IHRC research team

Mailing Address:
IHRC-Ionian University,
School of Information Science
72 Ioannou Theotoki Street
Corfu 49100

c/o Elizabeth Buchanan, INSEIT Treasurer
PO Box 790,
University of Wisconsin-Stout,
Center for Applied Ethics
Wisconsin 54729

(t) +30 26610 87426
(f) +30 26610 46846

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