Lecturer Law and Technology

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Part time

Brussels, Belgium

Mar 4

For over 50 years, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has stood for freedom, equality and connectedness. These values are strongly present on our campuses, in our students as well as our staff. At the VUB, you’ll find a diverse collection of personalities: pure innovators, but especially people who are 100% their authentic selves. With about 3,500 employees, we are the largest Flemish-speaking employer in Brussels, an international city with which we are all too happy to be affiliated and around which our four campuses are located.

 Our education and research are grounded in the principles of free research with an eye on human progress. We disapprove of every purely authoritative argument and guarantee the free formation of judgement that is necessary for this basic principle to be incorporated in the community. 

The VUB is autonomous and managed democratically. As such, we guarantee fundamental freedoms within our university, as well as the right of the university community to be involved in making and checking university policy.


Job Description

Staff category: Senior Academic Staff 

Specific designation.:The recruitment takes place in one of the grades for SAP.

Scope of mandate: 0.1 FTE

Faculty: Law and Criminology


Education & research domain: Law and Technology

Teaching

Teaching the course Legal, Ethical and Social issues of Artificial Intelligence in day and evening education.

Supervision of master's theses.

Research

The candidate has a research profile that closely connects to the research conducted at the research group Law, Science, Technology and Society.

Supervision of PhD students in Law and Technology.

Other

The candidate contributes to service tasks of the department and faculty. S/he creates external visibility for the department, the faculty and/or the university.

The candidate must have an excellent level of English (the language of the course). A high level of Dutch is recommended.


Job profile

Degree or PhD in a relevant discipline of the humanities.

  • Extensive experience with interdisciplinary research in the domain of legal, ethical and social issues of ICTs (and more specifically Artificial Intelligence) is required.
  • The candidate has already established an international scientific reputation in the domain of this vacancy. The candidate has teaching experience in English.
  • The candidate has knowledge and/or uses the newest developments in teaching innovation.
  • Experience in supervision of Master and PhD students is desirable.

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