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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fakul­tät I - Insti­tut für Phi­lo­so­phie, Lite­ra­tur-, Wis­sen­schafts- und Tech­nik­ge­schichte / FG Ethik und Tech­nik­phi­lo­so­phie

Research Assist­ant-PostDoc - salary grade E 13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len - 2nd qual­i­fic­a­tion

Part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Work­ing field:

The post holder will assist the head of the depart­ment for Eth­ics and Philo­sophy of Tech­no­logy (Prof. Dr. Birgit Beck) with teach­ing and research in Philo­sophy, in par­tic­u­lar in the field of Eth­ics and Philo­sophy of Tech­no­logy. The depart­ment’s area of expert­ise includes eth­ical issues regard­ing the con­cep­tual and norm­at­ive ana­lysis of the rela­tion between human­ity, liv­ing envir­on­ment and tech­no­logy, tech­no­logy assess­ment and philo­soph­ical chal­lenges in a sci­entific-tech­no­lo­gical and increas­ingly glob­al­ising world. The post holder will sup­port teach­ing in the insti­tute’s degree pro­grammes “B. A. Cul­ture and Tech­no­logy – Core dis­cip­line Philo­sophy”, “M. A. Philo­sophy of Sci­ence and Know­ledge” and “Philo­sophy within inter­dis­cip­lin­ary stud­ies”. The post holder will as well assist the head of the depart­ment for Eth­ics and Philo­sophy of Tech­no­logy with estab­lish­ing an inter­dis­cip­lin­ary pro­gramme at the Fac­ulty V (Mech­an­ical Engin­eer­ing and Trans­port Sys­tems), with fun­drais­ing and the organ­isa­tion of events. Finally, the post holder will con­trib­ute to con­sol­id­at­ing inter­dis­cip­lin­ary net­work­ing at TU Ber­lin.


Com­pleted doc­tor’s degree in the field of Eth­ics of Tech­no­logy/Philo­sophy of Tech­no­logy, excel­lent achieve­ments in teach­ing and research in the said field. The suc­cess­ful can­did­ate shows appro­pri­ate exper­i­ence in teach­ing and research in the field of Eth­ics of Tech­no­logy/Philo­sophy of Tech­no­logy and is famil­iar with both the trans­fer of tech­nical know­ledge and philo­soph­ical and eth­ical meth­ods of ana­lys­ing and reflect­ing tech­no­logy’s soci­etal and envir­on­mental impact as well as respons­ib­il­ity for tech­no­logy. Work exper­i­ence abroad, exper­i­ence in (both aca­demic and non-uni­versity) net­work­ing as well as pub­lic rela­tions – includ­ing social media – are very wel­comed. Exper­i­ence in the field of equal­ity and women’s advance­ment would be an asset. In addi­tion to an excel­lent philo­soph­ical qual­i­fic­a­tion, the suc­cess­ful can­did­ate ideally shows high edu­ca­tional aptitude and is a reli­able, cre­at­ive, innov­at­ive and dynamic per­son.

How to ap­ply:

Please send your applic­a­tion includ­ing the usual doc­u­ments in Ger­man or Eng­lish under spe­cific­a­tion of the ref­er­ence num­ber prefer­ably as one PDF file via e-mail to both and or writ­ten to Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Fak­ultät I, Insti­tut für Philo­sophie, Lit­er­atur-, Wis­senschafts- und Tech­nikgeschichte, FG Ethik und Tech­nikphilo­sophie, Frau Prof. Dr. Beck, Sekr. H 72, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Ber­lin.

To ensure equal oppor­tu­nit­ies bet­ween women and men, app­li­ca­ti­ons by women with the requi­red qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons are expli­citly desi­red.
Qua­li­fied indi­vi­du­als with disa­bi­li­ties will be favo­red.

Please send cop­ies only. Ori­gi­nal docu­ments will not be retur­ned.