Subject: PhD position (3 years, full-time) within the project “Information Governance Technologies” at the Chair for "Ethics in Information Technologies”, University of Hamburg

Dear colleagues,

six fulltime PhD positions (TV-L 13) are available in the project "Information
Governance Technologies - Ethics, Policies, Architectures and Engineering” .
With this email, I would like to solicit applications for the open PhD
position at the chair for Ethics in Information Technologies at the University
of Hamburg.

The call for applications can be found here:
l/31-05-17-183-eng.pdf> (English)
The Application Deadline is May 31th 2017.

About the project:
The project is a cooperation between the Universiy of Hamburg, the Hamburg
University of Technology (TUHH) and the Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media
Research. It offers six junior researcher positions, which will be situated in
law, ethics and informatics. The researchers from the various disciplines will
work closely together, e.g. by collaborating in joint work packages under
co-supervision of senior researchers from the various disciplines.

The overarching scholarly aims of the project, which are to be closely
connected to the PhD research projects, are:
-Creating a common terminology for the development of information governance
-Gaining a deeper insight into the interplay between the perspectives of
software development and architecture, ethics, politics and law within
exemplary application domains
-Pushing the development of new methods and technologies for information

Further information about the overall project can be found here (in German):

Your profile:
You hold a Master Degree in philosophy, ideally with a specialization in
philosophy of technology, ethics or philosophy of law. You should be highly
interested and ideally already exerienced in working in interdisciplinary
settings. Of particular importance is an interest in exploring the
intersection of law, informatics and ethics. Furthermore, we expect team
skills and a strong sense of responsibility. Knowledge of the German language
would be an advantage.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Judith Simon
( <>)

Best wishes,
Judith Simon
Judith Simon
Professor for Ethics in Information Technology
University of Hamburg
Department of Informatics
Vogt-Kölln-Str. 30
22527 Hamburg

Tel: + 49 (0)40 42883 2020

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