Positions and Jobs

PhD Position

Researchers at KU Leuven in Belgium are accepting applicants for a PhD position examining deep brain stimulation. Candidates will work closely with an neurosurgical team to make intra-operative local field recordings in patients and then develop signal-processing methods to quantify and understand the neural recordings. Applicants are expected to have a master's degree in engineering, physics, math, or equivalent along with a strong interest in medicine, biomedical science, or neuroscience. Applications are due May 29.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Professors Michelle Meyer and Christopher Chabris, from the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to assist in conducting collaborative behavioral science research in the ethical, legal, and social implications of social/behavioral genetics. Competitive applicants include those with a PhD in a related discipline, training in behavioral science research methods, and experience with statistical software. Email application by September 10 at the latest. The review of applications will begin immediately.

Assistant Professor

The University of Amsterdam is accepting applications for an assistant professor in responsible and ethical AI. Responsibilities include teaching in separate BA and MA programs in humanities, actively supervising bachelor or master theses, and having a role in the design of new educational initiatives for students on the topic of AI. Strong candidates will have a PhD in a relevant field, a strong connection to the humanities, experience with studying AI technology, an excellent research record, and a demonstrated ability to obtain external research grants. A successful candidate will preferably start between September 2020 and January 2021.

Professor in Bioethics and Humanities

The University of Washington School of Medicine's Department of Bioethics & Humanities is hiring an assistant/associate professor whose responsibilities will include research in bioethics supported by external funding, teaching, and service to the university/school. A competitive candidate will be a skilled communicator, be able to prioritize interdisciplinary collaboration, and have experience establishing robust extramural funding. The position will remain open until filled. Applications received by October 2020 will receive full consideration.