VIRAT: Postdoc Ethics, Linköping

 Dnr LiU-2011-01870


Postdoc in Applied Ethics (60%) at the Centre for Applied Ethics, Linköping University, Sweden.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research within ethics of technology and social ethics, analyzing ethical implications of surveillance technology and electronic identification documents such as e-passports. He or she will also be expected to do some teaching. This position is part of an emerging research environment with focus on Ethics, migration and surveillance technology.

Duties: A Postdoctor will essentially carry out research. The position may also involve teaching.

Qualifications: The position requires a doctorate or an equivalent degree in Moral philosophy or Ethics. The doctorate shall have been obtained no longer than three years before the expiration date of the application.

Equal opportunities: Linköping University shall continue to develop as an attractive and creative work place characterized by equal opportunities, and therefore works actively to promote diversity and gender equality.

Appointment time: A Postdoctor is appointed until further notice, but for no longer than two years.

Starting date: 2012-04-01

Salary: The University applies individual salary scales. Please specify the expected salary level in your application.

Information: For questions or an informal discussion about this position please contact Professor Göran Collste +46(0)13-281826 (goran.collste(a), or Post doctoral research fellow Elin Palm , +46(0)13-28 5636 (elin.palm(a)
Union representatative: Örjan Lönnevik (SACO), +46 (0)13-28 6634 (orjlo(a), Gabriel Thott (OFR/S), +46 (0)11-36 3171 (gabriel.thott(a) Human Resources: Mats Tholander, tel + 46 (0)10-103 8496 (mats.tholander(a) provide information on remuneration and other conditions.

 Application procedure: Your application marked with the Registration number LiU-2011-01870, accompanied by your Curriculum Vitae and other documents you may wish to refer to, must reach the University Registrar no later than 2012-01-31 at the following address:
e-mail: registrator(a)
Linköpings Universitet
SE-581 83 Linköping

Documents that are sent electronically shall be in the formats MS Word or pdf.

Applications submitted too late will not be considered.