Post-doc Philosophy of Technology/STS/Data Ethics

We are 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 distributed technologies, e.g. 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.

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