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Research Asst, Phil of sci & tech with focus on logic of research, RWTH Aachen University

Deadline: December 15 2017

Updated: November 29 2017

The Chair of Philosophy of Science and Technology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger is part of the Center of Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Studies (currently being established) as well as of the Institute of Philosophy. Its main focus of research and teaching is the transformation of science into computational science.

Your Profile
- Ph.D. degree or equivalent in philosophy with focus on the philosophy of science and/or technology
- good computer skills
- good English skills
- ability to independently conduct scientific work
- creativity, flexibility, team orientation, readiness to teach

Your Responsibilities
Research in the field of philosophy of science and technology with emphasis on applied logic, machine learning and big data in order to prepare an application for research funding in this field. Desirable are experiences in the reflection of current developments in science and technology.

Our Offer:
- The successful candidate will be employed as a public servant.
- The position is to be filled as soon as possible and for 2 years.
- This is a full-time position.
- The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.

RWTH Aachen University is one of Europe’s leading technical universities. It is certified as a Family-Friendly University. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.

Application Number: 21246
Application deadline: 15.12.2017

Mailing address:
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger
Chair of Philosophy of Science and Technology
Human Technology Centre
Theaterplatz 14
D-52056 Aachen