Do you want to study and work in a vibrant international academic environment at the heart of Europe, in one of the world’s most charming cities? Are you interested in exploring philosophical and ethical questions concerning environment and/or new technologies? Apply for a PhD Level Research Position in the EU funded Center for Environmental and Technology Ethics - Prague (CETE-P), to be combined with PhD study at one of Czech universities of your choice.
CETE-P – a newly created research center based at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences, established in collaboration with the ERA Chair Holder prof. Mark Coeckelbergh – is seeking to appoint a graduate in philosophy or neighboring disciplines to a PhD Level Research Position with focus on environmental ethics and/or technology ethics. Since the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Science is a research institution with no PhD program of its own, the position is to be combined with PhD study at a Czech university under supervision of a CETE-P research team member.
The successful candidate is expected (1) to study a PhD program at one of Czech universities of their choice, with a PhD project supervised by a CETE-P research team member, and (2) participate in the research activities of CETE-P in collaboration with the supervisor, the CETE-P research team leader and prof. Mark Coeckelbergh. The successful candidate will be provided CETE-P team’s full support and assistance in the choice and application for a PhD study at a Czech university.
Criteria to be explicitly addressed in the evaluation process
The successful candidate for this post will commence duties preferably on 1 September 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.
How to apply
The application must include:
The application with attachments must be delivered via email by 30 November 2023 to Petra Zakostelecka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the selection procedure
As the first step, Selection Committee will assess all applications and invite the most qualified applicants to online interviews taking place in February or March 2024.
The Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences conducts an equal opportunities policy and encourages everyone to apply. Applications from the currently underrepresented groups in philosophy are especially welcome.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have about CETE-P, please contact Dr. Petr Urban, CETE-P Project Coordinator, at email@example.com. For questions about how to apply and the application process, please contact HR Officer Petra Zakostelecka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About CETE-P/ Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences
CETE-P is a new research unit at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, conducting research on the nexus between environmental and technology ethics. It is being established due to the EU funded Horizon Europe project Nr. 101086898 led by prof. Mark Coeckelbergh.
The Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences is a publicly funded non-university research institution, conducting research in key areas of philosophy and related humanities. It is the largest humanities institute affiliated with the Czech Academy of Sciences. The Institute has a vibrant international research community and hosts prestigious research projects supported by European funding schemes such as ERC, Horizon Europe or COST. The Institute is located at the very heart of the historical center of Prague. For more information about the Institute: https://www.flu.cas.cz/en/
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This project receives funding from the Horizon EU Framework Programme under Grant Agreement No. 101086898.
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