Postdoctoral Research Positions at Oxford Internet Institute in UK, 2017

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The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is awarding Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Digital Ethics. UK applicants can apply for these positions.

This is looking for a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher to collaborate with Professor Luciano Floridi on the ethical challenges posed by digital technologies (digital ethics).

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is a multi-disciplinary department, part of the University of Oxford, England. It is housed over three sites on St Giles in Oxford, including a primary site at 1 St Giles, owned by Balliol College. The department undertakes research and teaching devoted to understanding life online, with the aim of shaping Internet research, policy, and practice.

Course Level: Positions are available to pursue postdoctoral research.

Study Subject: Positions are awarded in Digital Ethics.

Scholarship Award: Grade 7: Positions is available in £31,076 to £38,183 p.a.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for positions:

  • The position is suited to candidates who have recently completed a doctorate in any relevant discipline, especially philosophy, ethics, law, sociology.
  • The list is not exclusive and a degree in computer science, AI, machine learning, economics, STS, and geography (this list is only indicative) is also relevant, if combined with a proven interest (e.g., publication, organization of workshops and panel, and talks) in ethical, legal, or social impact analysis of digital technologies.

Nationality: UK applicants can apply for these positions.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicant must have previous Degree.

English Language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English

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How to Apply:

  • This position is available from the 1 September 2017 for 18 months in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal thereafter, funding permitting.
  • Please note that you may only apply through the Oxford University’s recruitment website.
  • Only applications received before 12:00 pm BST on Monday 26 June 2017 will be considered.
  • Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place on the week commencing 17 July 2017.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 26, 2017.

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