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Postdoctoral Researcher Philosophy/STS

Published: 21st April 2020 Last updated: 18th October 2021

The department of Law, Technology, Markets, and Society (LTMS, home of TILT and TILEC) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher, with a background in philosophy and/or ethics of technology/STS, who will actively contribute to the NWO-MVI project ‘The Role and Responsibilities of Public Actors in Distributed Networks.

Transparency, Trust and Legitimacy by Design.’ As part of our interdisciplinary project team, you will carry out research and take the lead in developing and managing activities aimed at responsible innovation. Currently, the government is developing blockchain applications to improve its services, which might lead to complexity and uncertainty about government responsibilities or the optimal design of rules. Therefore, this project investigates how distributed technologies can be designed in a transparent and legitimate way, so that citizens can trust the government.

More information can be found on our vacancy portal.