Universiteit van Amsterdam

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Postdoctoral position (1+2y) in logic & philosophy of science, Milan (Italy)

Deadline: Wednesday 21 October 2020

The job is for one Full-time Postdoc Position for 1 year, renewable for 2 additional years. Tenure-track opportunities are also envisaged at the subsequent stage. The Postdoc will conduct research at the intersection of philosophy and ethics of science and technology and biomedical engineering. The position will start in Fall 2020. The postdoc will join the Department of Electronics, Information and Biomedical Engineering (DEIB) and the Biomedical Technologies Lab at DEIB, and in particular the Lab of Respiratory Analysis (LaRes), where activities such as imaging, simulation of organs and design of biomedical devices are carried out. Besides, the postdoc will join the study unit META - Social Sciences and Humanities for Science and Technology.

Applicants should have a solid methodological background and a track-record (or proved pipeline) of publications in primary international outlets. We are especially interested in candidates who wish to investigate the outstanding notion of responsibility in the field of biomedical engineering, where activities such as imaging, simulation of organs, and design of biomedical devices involve a redefinition of such a notion. The position does not involve teaching duties. However, teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and master level is possible and encouraged and will entitle to additional compensation. Knowledge of the Italian language is not required, but the ability to teach in English is mandatory.

For more information, see https://www.polimi.it/index.php?id=3971&tx_wfqbe_pi1%5BID%5D=9162&L=1 or contact Dr Daniele Chiffi (Politecnico di Milano) at .

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