Six PhD student positions in information governance technologies, Hamburg (Germany) Deadline: May 31th 2017

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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: (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 technologies

-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 governance

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
Professor for Ethics in Information Technology
University of Hamburg
Department of Informatics
Vogt-Kölln-Str. 30
22527 Hamburg

Tel: + 49 (0)40 42883 2020
Email: <>
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