Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Division of Ethics in Medicine, Germany

Stellenausschreibung wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in  (m/w/d)

In der Abteilung “Ethik in der Medizin” (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Mark Schweda) des Departments für Versorgungsforschung der Fakultät VI – Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg ist zum 01.04.2023 eine Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d)(Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L, 75 %, befristet auf 36 Monate) zu besetzen.

Die Stelle ist in dem DFG-geförderten Forschungsprojekt “Osteuropäische Live-in Hilfen in häuslichen Versorgungstriaden bei Demenz: informelle Versorgungskonzepte, Kommunikationsmacht und Sorgeverantwortung” angesiedelt.

Deadline: 21.11.2022

For more information see https://uol.de/stellen?stelle=69157

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Institute of Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Tübingen (Tübingen, Germany)

Position of Postdoctoral Researcher (full time) 

The research centre “Ethics of Genome Editing” at the Institute of Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Tübingen, is inviting applications for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher with a focus on the ethics of genome editing. Application deadline: 30.09.2022. 

For more information see here.


Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Division of Ethics in Medicine (Oldenburg, Germany)

Stellenausschreibung wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d)

In der Abteilung “Ethik in der Medizin” (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Mark Schweda) des Departments für Versorgungsforschung der Fakultät VI – Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg ist zum 15.08.2022 eine Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d) (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L, 50 % der regelmäßigen wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit) für zunächst drei Jahre zu besetzen.

Deadline: 13.06.2022

For more information see here.


3 PhD positions at Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics is looking for graduate students (Master’s degree) or medical doctors who are interested in carrying out a PhD in biomedical ethics or bioethics in the field of “Digitalisation in Healthcare”, “Family Building at Advanced parental Age” as well as on a topic of the candidate’s choice.

PhD – Digitalisation in Healthcare:

  • Start July 2021; length PhD program 3 years
  • For further information please see here.

PhD – Family Building at Advanced Parental Age:

  • Start July or August 2021; length PhD program 3-4 years (full-time)
  • For further information please see here.

PhD – topic candidate’s choice

  • Start Spring 2022 (position may begin earlier in late 2021 based on agreement); length PhD program 3 years
  • For further information please see here.
Assistant Professor in bioethics with a focus on new medical technologies (Department of Philosophy, University of Twente, Netherlands)

Tenure track, full-time

The full job vacancy can be found here.

For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Philip Brey (, tel. +31-53-4894426).


University of Basel – Institute for Biomedical Ethics

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel offers two interesting PhD opportunities:

  • Topic “Decision making in times of scarce resources: A mixed-method study”. For more information seehere.
  • Topic  “ELSI issues of rare diseases: Evaluating Parent Perceptions, Economic Burden, and the Impact of Online Coaching Interventions for Parents of Children Diagnosed with the 22q11 Deletion Syndrome”. For more information seehere.

Deadline: 28 February 2022


Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg – Abteilung Ethik in der Medizin

Stellenausschreibung wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in  (65%, TVL 13, bis zum 31.10.2024) im Projekt MoDeCare

In der Abteilung “Ethik in der Medizin” (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Mark Schweda) des Departments für Versorgungsforschung der Fakultät VI – Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt vorbehaltlich der Mittelzusage eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d) (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) mit 65% der regelmäßigen wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit (z. Z. 25,9 Std.) bis zum 31.10.2024 zu besetzen.

For more information see here

Foundation for the Study of Experimental Reasoning, Reliability, and the Objectivity and Rationality of Science (E.R.R.O.R.S.); Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics; Virginia Tech Department of Philosophy

ONLINE  Workshop  “The Statistics Wars and Their Casualties”  –  22-23 September 2022  15:00-18:00 pm London Time

To register for the workshop, please fill out the registration form here.



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16th World Congress of Bioethics (WCB) & Congress of the Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB) onBioethics post Covid-19: Responsibility and transparency in a globalized and interconnected world

20 – 22 July 2022, Basel – Switzerland

Abstract submission (NEW deadline): 30.09.2021

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel (Switzerland) hosts the 16th World Congress of Bioethics which will be held either in person or virtually.

For more information see here


III International Colloquium on Philosophy of Neuroscience – Free Will, Agency and Ethical Implications VIII Meeting of the ANPOF Work Group on Philosophy of Neuroscience (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Online: 21 – 25 June 2021; In-person: 6 – 10 December 2021

The colloquium is held by the Work Group on Philosophy of Neuroscience, Cognition, X-Phi and Neuroethics of ANPOF (the Brazilian Philosophical Association), the Department of Philosophy of UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) and the Department of Law of UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais).

For more information and registration see here.


Virtual conference: COVID-19 – Research, Ethics and the Quest for Cure – online (Bioethics & Law Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel)

9 November 2020 

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and given the lack of proven treatment, an array of investigational therapies were used to treat patients.  Some were provided as compassionate or support care and others were considered investigational or repurposed treatments .The line between the various uses was not always clear. In this conference, we will focus on different ethical angles in the clinical research conducted towards achieving an effective and safe therapy  for the disease. 

For further information and free registration please see here


2nd AICI Forum digital forArtificial Intelligence in Clinical Imaging – online (Austria)

30 – 31 October 2020 

For further information and free registration please see here

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