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Call for Research Programme Manager (Philosophy Department of the University of Twente)

News | 13-11-2019 10:24

The Philosophy Department of the University of Twente is looking for a Research Programme Manager for the multi-university, ten year long international research programme “Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies”

“Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies” is a new international research programme of seven academic institutions in the Netherlands. It has a combined budget of € 27 million, and is funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research in the Gravitation funding scheme for excellent research, and by matching funds from the participating institutions. The duration is from January 2020 to December 2029.

The programme has the aim of achieving breakthrough research in at the intersection of ethics, philosophy and technology / engineering and to position its consortium at the top of its field internationally. The consortium consists of internationally well-known ethicists, philosophers, engineers and social scientists. The programme includes four research lines, “Nature, life and human intervention”, “The future of a free and fair society”, “The human condition” and “Synthesis: Ethics of Technology, Practical Philosophy, and Modern Technology-Driven Societies”.

A full programme plan, including details about organizational structure and policies, can be requested from Carola Bouwens at For questions about the vacancy, please contact Prof. dr. Philip Brey, programme leader ( or Prof. dr. Sabine Roeser, vice programme leader (

Your application, including curriculum vitae, can be uploaded until 28 November 2019. For further information concerning the department of philosophy within the BMS faculty, visit The job interviews (Skype is a possibility) are in week 49 and week 50.

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Contact Information

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

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Center for Applied Ethics
Wisconsin 54729

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