Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
||Monday, September 28th, 2020
Digital healthcare ethics laboratory (Digit-HeaL), Catholic University of Croatia
We are looking for a self-motivated postdoc with a strong interest in the ethics of digital technologies in healthcare. The job placement is temporarily for two years and is situated in newly established Digital healthcare ethics laboratory (Digit-HeaL) at the Catholic University of Croatia in Zagreb. The successful applicant will become a member of the new research group and will have the chance to work within the installation research project „ (New) Ethical and Social Challenges of Digital Technologies in the Healthcare Domain (Digit-HeaL)“ funded by the Croatian Science Foundation under contract number UIP-2019-04-3212. The newly established international team will focus on ethical, legal and social issues of the use of different digital technologies in healthcare e.g. artificial intelligence, big data and digital phenotyping using mixed methods approach and involving stakeholders' views.
Therefore as a postdoc, you will be involved in a theoretical analysis of the ethical and social issues and empirical work using qualitative and quantitative methods. It is strongly desired to have previous experience of interdisciplinary collaboration. You will work independently but in close collaboration with the research group leader of the Digit-HeaL Lab and other members of the research group.
The selected candidate will conduct research in the ethics of digital technologies in healthcare. We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:
PhD degree in Humanities (Philosophy or Theology) with a specialisation in Ethics, Ethics of Technology, Bioethics
PhD degree in Social Sciences with a specialisation in Science technology studies (STS), Sociology or Law
PhD degree in Biomedicine with a specialisation in Biomedical ethics or Public health
Strong commitment and interest in doing research in the Ethics of Medical Technologies
Experience in quantitative and qualitative methods
Excellent command of written and spoken English (minimum CEF C1)
Flexibility and readiness to work in interdisciplinary teams
From the postdoc, the applicant is expected to have an interest in ethical and social issues of digital technologies. The postdoc will work closely with the principal investigator and other collaborating investigators of the project to deliver high calibre research results. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.
a temporary work contract for two years
a full time gross monthly salary ranging from € 1.607- € 1671
diverse opportunities for professional development
a dynamic and stimulating work environment
How to apply:
Applications should be sent electronically until the closing date 28 Semptember 2020, as a single PDF file containing all required documents indicated with a subject “Application for Postdoc at Digit-HeaL” at the e-mail: lana.jurilj@unicath. hr,and by post at the address: “ZA NATJEČAJ” Hrvatsko katoličko sveučilište, Ilica 242, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia.
Copy of certificate of citizenship
Copy of academic degree certificates
Detailed presentation of research, teaching and other activities with supporting copies of documents
Police clearance certificate (not older than six months)
Application documents (please submit all documents in English or Croatian)