Praedoc position: 4 years 75%

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 30.09.2021, mentioning reference number 12186.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Brief Job Description:
The Department of Philosophy is looking for a praedoctoral researcher to work in (joint) projects with Univ.-Prof. Mark Coeckelbergh, Professor of Philosophy of Media and Technology. The main research areas associated with Univ.-Prof. Mark Coeckelbergh are philosophy of technology; ethics and political philosophy of artificial intelligence and robotics.

The Philosophy of Media and Technology group offers a lively and attractive research environment specialized in bringing philosophical concepts, arguments, and approaches to bear on urgent issues concerning new technologies in society, including ethics and political philosophy of artificial intelligence and robotics.

The successful candidate will participate in the department’s research, teaching (to the extent regulated by the collective bargaining agreement) and administration. In particular, the candidate is expected to conduct their doctoral project and contribute to other research projects, leading to international publications and presentations.

For more information, please see the listing on the University’s webpage.