Positions as Research Associates (f/m/d) to fill

The staff member is involved in the BMBF-project ESTER, which is part of the Cluster Integrierte Forschung. The focus of work is: • Ethical and sociological analyses of the integration of ethical and social aspects in technological development projects. • Contributing to developing the funding concept „Integrierte Forschung” into a research concept. • Conzeptualizing and conducting a collaborative intervention on the question how to make the generation of ideas for a technological development project more integrative. The duration of the open positions is linked to the duration of the externally funded project (31.3.2024). Applicants are expected to have the following qualifications: • A Master's degree in Philosophy, Science and Technology Studies, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Political Science, or other social science or humanities discipline. • Knowledge of one or more project topics. A relevant PhD is a plus, but not a must. • A good written and oral expression in German already present at the time of employment is also required due to the necessity to write reports in German. • Competencies in the field of ethics of technology and/or applied ethics in general, or if not trained in the field of ethics, a demonstrated interest in ethical issues and approaches. • A willingness and ability to work across disciplines. Become part of our vibrant community at the SCRATCH research group in Tübingen! We offer research opportunities on highly relevant topics, a variety of cooperation opportunities within the research area, support in the acquisition of possible follow-up projects and manifold opportunities for exchange with high-qualified international and interdisciplinary colleagues within and around the IZEW. We are pleased if we could arouse your interest! Please send your application including curriculum vitae, relevant references, and publication list, if applicable, and an abstract of your written work (3-5 pages) in electronic form (summarized in one pdf document) to mone.spindlerspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de by November 14, 2021. The University of Tübingen aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore explicitly invites female scientists to apply. Disabled applicants will be given preference in case of equal suitability. Unfortunately, travel expenses to the interview cannot be covered.Job advertisement as PDF for download