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
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 email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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