ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Hannover
RESEARCH FIELDAnthropology › Social anthropologyPhilosophy › Philosophy of scienceSociology › Other
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE25/01/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Hannover
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK19,8
OFFER STARTING DATE01/03/2021
The Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) invites applications for the position of a
Research Fellow (m/f/d) for the project “Embedded Ethics Intelligence in REBIRTH” (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 50 %)
starting at the earliest feasible date. The post is financed by the third-party funded project “From Regenerative Biology to Reconstructive Therapy“ (REBIRTH) and is limited until December 31, 2022.
Responsibilities and tasks
The successful candidate will pursue collaborative humanities and social science research on topics related to REBIRTH, including but not limited to: ethics and politics of bioengineered systems, biomedicine and societal inequity, and responsible innovation. The candidate will also support project leads in coordinating research, co-authoring funding applications, and related activities.
- A scientific university degree (Master), with substantive training in a relevant field such as science & technology studies (STS), philosophy, anthropology, sociology, history, critical policy analysis, or law
- Experience in qualitative methods, or an interest in learning them
- English-language communication skills (written and spoken)
This position offers an opportunity to participate in a vibrant academic community, and further develop a career in academia or science policy. If desired, the project work can form part of a PhD at CELLS. There are no tuition fees for PhD candidates at the University of Hannover.
As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover intends to promote women and men. For this reason, suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply. Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with disabilities.
Please direct all inquiries concerning the position and application process to Yvonne Stöber (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Application requirements: CV, cover letter, writing sample, and contact information for 3 references. Please submit your application by January 25, 2021 in electronic form to
or by post to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences
Otto-Brenner-Str. 1, 30159 Hannover
EURAXESS offer ID: 595138
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