Job & Event Postings

August 2022

Upcoming Event: IEEE ETHICS-2023, with the theme "Ethics in the Global Innovation Helix," will be held May 18-20 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.  The conference will draw together the global community of technology and ethics practitioners and theoreticians from industry, academia, government, and civil society. Issues will be explored from industry, scientific and societal perspectives, in a global and multicultural manner. ETHICS-2023 is a conference of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) (series originally launched in 2014) and is co-sponsored and hosted by the National Institute for Engineering Ethics in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University.  

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July 2022

7.26.22: Virginia Tech seeks an HRPP Protocol Coordinator to join a dedicated team of HRPP professionals who work to create an organizational culture within the team and across the research community that provides a safe, supportive, and enriching environment. This position will be in the Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance (SIRC) at Virginia Tech supports the business management of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). SIRC is deeply committed to both the highest ethical standards in scholarship, and to the proactive facilitation of basic, translational and transformative scientific research for the improvement of the human condition across the world. The office assists researchers with the fulfillment of their responsibility for compliance with policies and regulations pertaining to research. Learn more.

7.19.22: The Rock Ethics Institute (REI) and the College of Engineering at Penn State seek applicants for a post-doctoral position to support engineering ethics education and contribute to ongoing research initiatives. The duties of the position will be divided roughly 50/50 between ethics education initiatives within the College of Engineering and research initiatives with REI faculty. Possible research areas include (1) sustainable agriculture; (2) water resources management, climate change, and environmental ethics; (3) machine ethics; and (4) neuroethics. The successful candidate will engage in collaborative research and produce publications, as well as receive training and mentorship. Post-doctoral scholars may receive experience working on grants. They will also receive support to allow them to participate in seminars and conferences appropriate to their personal career goals. 

The postdoctoral scholarship is a twelve-month, full time (40 hours per week) appointment and may be continued for a second year, contingent upon the needs of the College and the Institute. The salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by the appointment date. In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity. Learn more.

7.15.22: Virginia Tech seeks a Director of Privacy and Research Data Protection Program to serve in a critical role in the research enterprise at Virginia Tech.  This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation.

The director’s primary responsibilities are to ensure the privacy and security of research data that are collected, stored, used, and shared under the university’s auspices. The position ensures that Virginia Tech is in compliance with institutional, state and local, and federal privacy regulations. Specific responsibilities include 1) develop and manage a process to support Virginia Tech investigators with addressing and meeting the data protection requirements of research activities; 2) coordinate with other divisions and units responsible for implementing privacy and data protection programs and initiatives; 3) provide subject matter expertise and counsel to the IRB and Virginia Tech investigators regarding data privacy requirements; 4) proactively create and revise university policy and corresponding guidance to assure consistency and currency with privacy-related best practices and evolving external policies; 5) act as the university research data steward; and 6) advise and brief the Associate Vice President for Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance regarding all matters related to privacy and research data protections. Learn more.

7.11.22: The Marc Sanders Foundation (MSF) seeks an Executive Director to help steer MSF into the next phase of catalyzing a broader and more public-facing role for philosophy. The Foundation seeks an experienced and visionary candidate to guide MSF through its next evolutionary chapter. The Executive Director will be genuinely committed to MSF’s mission of leveraging philosophy to help the world approach larger personal and societal issues with the thoughtfulness, care, and rigor needed to drive understanding and change. They will have a grounding in and affinity for philosophy, either through their education or experience, that will allow them to be credible and effective in working with world class philosophers, academics, nonprofit and corporate leaders. Learn more.

7.11.22: The University Center for Human Values at Princeton University invites applications for Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships for the academic year 2023-24. Fellows devote an academic year in residence at Princeton to research and writing about topics involving human values in public and private life. This full-time visiting program is open to scholars in all disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. For 2023-24, the Center’s designated research theme is Reckoning with Race. They welcome research that analyzes the category of race in both local and global contexts and in different periods of history, as well as research that investigates intersections of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity. Applications on other areas of research are also welcomed; they anticipate that roughly half of the fellowships awarded for 2023-24 will fall within the research theme. Application materials are due by Oct. 18. Learn more.

7.7.22: The Princeton University Center for Human Values invites applications for the Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioethics for a position starting in September 2023. The Shapiro Fellowship supports outstanding scholars studying ethical issues rising from developments in medicine, the biological sciences, or population health. They particularly encourage proposals focusing on problems of practical importance that have broader theoretical interest. Application materials are due by Nov. 14. Learn more.

June 2022

6.20.22: The Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2023. Early submissions are encouraged and will be reviewed until the deadline of November 1, 2022. Learn more.

6.20.22: Virginia Tech seeks a Research Administration Training and Development Specialist to develop and foster training, development and outreach initiatives in support of research financial and non-financial administration and compliance activities. This position will support the research administration, compliance and scholarly integrity efforts to minimize financial, contractual and regulatory exposure. In pursuit of this mission, this position will serve as an integral partner with the university’s Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance (SIRC) division in providing resources to internal stakeholders. Research is a fundamental part of the university’s mission and OSP and SIRC are key partners in oversight and support of faculty research efforts. Learn more.

May 2022

5.26.22: The Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance (SIRC) at Virginia Tech is seeking a Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Administrative Specialist to support the business management of the HRPP and the Institutional Review Board (IRB). The Division of Scholarly Integrity & Research Compliance (SIRC) facilitates scholarly excellence by fostering ethical decision-making and ensuring research regulatory compliance. SIRC is a critical unit within the Research and Innovation office. Learn more.

5.9.22: The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy is seeking applications for an Associate Professor to focus on work in ethics and health information technology. Applicants should have an exemplary record of funded research and publications in ethics, best practices, governance or other topics in biomedical informatics or closely related fields; have experience as an instructor or curriculum developer in the areas of data science ethics or research ethics; be familiar with academic medical center operations, including electronic health records, laboratory information systems, and medical education; and have experience with or be willing to learn about hospital ethics processes and to assist in an ethics consult service. Learn more.

April 2022

4.20.22: The Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance (SIRC) at Virginia Tech supports the business management of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), which seeks applications for the HRPP Protocol Coordinator. SIRC is deeply committed to both the highest ethical standards in scholarship, and to the proactive facilitation of basic, translational, and transformative scientific research for the improvement of the human condition across the world. The office assists researchers with the fulfillment of their responsibility for compliance with policies and regulations pertaining to research. The HRPP Protocol Coordinator will be part of a dedicated team of HRPP professionals who work to create an organizational culture within the team and across the research community that provides a safe, supportive, and enriching environment. Learn more.