The Center for Environmental and Technology Ethics - Prague (CETE-P) – funded by the EU Horizon Europe programme ERA Chairs (2024-2027) and based at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences – is seeking to appoint an experienced postdoctoral researcher to a research-only position in environmental ethics and/or technology ethics, with preference for a person who can combine both.
Qualified candidates must have research competence at the level of a postdoctoral researcher / assistant professor and be willing to relocate to Prague. This is an exciting opportunity for collaboration in a vibrant and collegial international community of researchers and PhD candidates in one of the world’s most charming cities.
The successful candidate is expected to work as a core member of the CETE-P research team in collaboration with the ERA Chair Holder Prof. Mark Coeckelbergh and the CETE-P Research Team Leader, initiate and conduct high-quality research, acquire external research funding, supervise PhD candidates, conduct outreach and networking activities and carry out other duties in accordance with CETE-P’s needs.
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:
Please note that all documents should be in English.
The application with attachments must be delivered via email by 31 March 2024 to Petra Zakostelecka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the selection procedure
In April 2024, the international Selection Committee will assess all applications and invite the most qualified applicants to online interviews taking place in the first half of June 2024. The candidates will be informed about the result of the selection process by the end of June 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 CETE-P Project Coordinator Dr. Petr Urban 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. For more information about the project: https://cetep.eu
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. It is located at the very heart of the historical centre 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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