Postdoc (f/m/d) in the field of Ethics in the Neurosciences
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Conducting research for a changing society: This is what drives us at Forschungszentrum Jülich. As a member of the Helmholtz Association, we aim to tackle the grand societal challenges of our time and conduct research into the possibilities of a digitized society, a climate-friendly energy system, and a resource-efficient economy. Work together with around 6,400 employees in one of Europe’s biggest research centres and help us to shape change
The Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Ethics in the Neurosciences (INM-8) – headed by Prof. Dr. Dieter Sturma, investigates problems in the philosophy and ethics of neuroscience. Focal areas include neuroethics, the ethics of artificial intelligence, and research ethics.
Starting on 01.01.2021, come join our team as a
Postdoc in the field of
Ethics in the Neurosciences
As part of the research team at INM-8, you will be concerned with philosophical analyses of the normative challenges in the focal areas mentioned above. You will also participate in designing scientific research projects and organizing events at INM-8.
University degree (MA or equivalent), preferably in philosophy or neurosciences
A very good doctoral degree in philosophy
Fluent in English
Willingness to collaborate with interdisciplinary working groups, primarily from the natural sciences but also from the social sciences
International, interdisciplinary working environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen
Opportunity for further scientific qualifications
Option of participating in a wide range of individual training measures
Flexible working hours and various accommodations to help balance work and family life
Employment initially for a fixed term of three years but with possible long-terms prospects
The position is intended as a full-time position with the opportunity to work slightly reduced hours
Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund)
Forschungszentrum Jülich promotes equal opportunities and diversity in its employment relations. We also welcome applications from disabled persons.