Wednesday 18

Four RRI-related positions (research associate, PhD, project manager, student assistant)

Posted by RRI Tools on 18 May 2016

1. Research Associate: Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology - University of Manchester

2. PhD Studentship – Life Cycle Assessment for Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology - University of Nottingham

3. Research and Scientific Project Manager for the Doing It Together science project (DITOs) at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

4. Student Assistant for the Doing It Together science project (DITOs) at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

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Monday 25

Ethics Officer at De Montfort University

Posted by RRI Tools on 25 Apr 2016

De Montfort University's Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR) is offering the position of an Ethics Officer to work on the  European Flagship Human Brain Project (HBP). The post holder will contribute to the Ethics Management activities of the HBP by supporting the Ethics Management team in terms of administration, communication and fact finding.

Summary:

The successful candidate will oversee the administration of ethics management and contribute to the development of ethics management policies and processes. This will include interacting with other partners in the ethics management team and with the approximately 120 project partners across Europe and beyond. In order to achieve this, the candidate should have a...

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Friday 15

Marie Curie PhD fellowships in Methods in Research on Research

Posted by RRI Tools on 15 Apr 2016

Methods in Research on Research (MiRoR) joint doctoral training programme funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions is recruiting 15 PhD students to be trained in Methods in Research on Research in the field of clinical research.

Summary:

Each recruited PhD student will be offered a 3-year Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship.

The recruited PhD students will benefit from a strong and innovative training programme, secondment in academic and non-academic institutions, a joint supervision from academic and non academic researchers.

They will obtain 2 doctorate certificates from 2 universities participating in the consortium.

They will be employed by the host institution full time for three years...

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Friday 08

PostDoc in Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Industrial Frameworks

Posted by RRI Tools on 08 Apr 2016

Summary:

SMART-map is a Consortium of 8 partners from 7 countries, recently funded by the European Commission under Horizon2020, to tackle the industrial and entrepreneurial environment, to favour exchanges and mutual learning on RRI concepts between a wide range of societal actors in order to co-produce and co- design RRI roadmaps (SMART Maps) to be implemented and tested in 3 selected promising industrial areas: precision medicine, synthetic biology and 3D printing in the biomedical sector.

We are looking for a qualified person to help the Coordinator in developing the activities, and take up a primary role in this project.  You will be responsible for implementing activities related to this EU funded project, to ensure they are carried out consistently and successfully in accordance with the project’s rules and workplan. You will monitor all aspects...

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Wednesday 10

​Vacancy: Full-time instructors in Science, Technology and Society in the Faculty of Engineering at Bilkent University in Ankara

Posted by EuroScience on 10 Feb 2016

Full-time instructors are sought to teach Science, Technology, and Society (STS) in the Faculty of Engineering at Bilkent University in Ankara. The STS course is required for all engineering majors and is taken by about 800 students each year. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) has a list of requirements for accreditation, which include ‘an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility’ and ‘the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context’. The course contributes directly to both of these goals through including material on the history of technology, applied ethics, democratization of technology, social shaping of technology, innovation studies and responsibility, technological controversies, emerging developments in intellectual property and additional special topics. The STS course also emphasizes how different values,...

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