Postdoctoral Research Fellow (M/F/D) In Philosophy Of The Life Sciences
Leibniz University Hannover
The Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (m/f/d) in Philosophy of the Life Sciences (Salary Scale 13 TV-L “FwN”, 75 %) starting January 2022 (or shortly thereafter). The post is limited for a period of 3 years, with possibility of renewal.
Responsibilities and tasks
Humanities and social science research on topics in ethics and politics of the life sciences, biomedicine and inequity, and responsible innovation
Collaboration with CELLS faculty on research coordination, preparing funding applications, and publication
Teaching activities in the above-mentioned topic areas; design and teaching of three courses each year
Because of university teaching requirements, this position necessitates regular presence in Hannover.
Completed scientific university degree in Philosophy
A relevant doctoral degree (completed or recently defended) is desirable
Experience with political theory, social constructivism, and collaboration with STEM researchers is also highly desirable
Experience in qualitative methods, or an interest in learning them
English-language communication skills, written and spoken
The university aims to promote equality between women and men. For this purpose, the university strives to reduce under-representation in areas where a certain gender is under-represented. Women are under-represented in the salary scale of the advertised position. Therefore, qualified women are encouraged to apply. Moreover, we welcome applications from qualified men. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities.
Application requirements: CV, cover letter, writing sample, and contact information for 3 references. In your cover letter, please briefly outline a potential 3-year research program (<500 words) at CELLS, as well as titles and descriptions of two master’s-level courses you would like to teach (<75 words each) in an area related to CELLS research.
Applications are due October 15, 2021 in electronic form to
or by post to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences Otto-Brenner-Str. 1 30159 Hannover
Please direct inquiries concerning the position and research focus to Matthew Sample (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org). For matters related to administration, please contact Yvonne Stöber (Email: email@example.com).
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