Studentship: PhD Ethics and Technology (Ethical Aspects of Modelling in Engineering) Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences

Eindhoven, (Noord-Brabant), 40 hours per week

Job description
The PhD student is expected to do both supervised and unsupervised research, write a PhD thesis and research papers on ethical issues regarding modeling and to participate in activities of the 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology. A small part of the studentship may involve teaching in courses offered by the section.

Requirements
Required education/skills:University Graduate

  • Your prior studies and current interests prepare you to do research on and write a thesis on ethical issues related to modelling in the engineering sciences.
  • In particular, you have a Master degree in philosophy, with a proven interest in ethics and technology, or a Master degree in engineering science, with a proven interest in ethical issues. Prior knowledge of modelling techniques in engineering sciences is a strong recommendation.
  • You aspire to further academic development, you possess excellent analytical skills and you know how to make contact outside your immediate working environment.
  • You must have sufficient knowledge of the English language, proved by an IELTS certificate with a minimum score of 7. Knowledge of Dutch is not (initially) required.

More details here: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/XE863/PhD_Ethics_and_Technology_Ethical_Aspects_of_Modelling_in_Engineering/