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Professional Opportunities

Current Call for Applications

Working Group on Data Analytic Governance and Accountability

  • For UC San Diego Faculty and Research Scientists: Funding research projects in Data Analytic Governance and Accountability. Considered projects will be completed in the upcoming academic year (2019-2020) or next (2020-2021).
  • For UC San Diego Ph.D. students: A Data Analytics Governance and Accountability Ph.D. fellow will receive a stipend in the summer of 2020, with the selected fellow a participating member of the Data Analytic Governance and Accountability Working Group for the 2019-2020 academic year.

These professional opportunities are offered in collaboration with the Halicioğlu Data Science Institute. Application deadline for both is Sept. 25, 2019.

Full information on each is below.

Postdoctoral Program


TOPIC:  ACTIVE GENETICS

Postdoctoral Scholars, 2019-2021 (PDF)

This recruitment is now closed. The new postdoctoral scholars in Active Genetics will be announced in Spring-Summer 2019.

TOPIC:  ETHICS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDICINE

Postdoctoral Scholars, 2019-2021 (PDF)

This recruitment is now closed. The new postdoctoral scholar in the Ethics of Science, Technology, and Medicine will be announced in Spring-Summer 2019.

  

Visiting Scholar Program


Call for Applications: Visiting Scholar Program (PDF)

The Institute for Practical Ethics offers a limited number of visiting scholar positions each academic year in order to support advanced research and writing on any aspect of the mission of the institute.

Visiting scholars must have their own extramural funding, but are provided with shared office space, as well as full access to all UC San Diego academic, institutional and recreational resources. Visiting scholars may request for living allowance to help defray costs during stay at UC San Diego. They benefit from interaction in a supportive, interdisciplinary community of scholars and have an opportunity to present their research.

For complete information, view the Call for Applications.

 

Opportunities for UC San Diego Faculty


Call for Applications: Working Group on Data Analytic Governance and Accountability

In collaboration with the Halicioğlu Data Science Institute, the Institute for Practical Ethics will consider proposals for funding of research projects in Data Analytic Governance and Accountability. Applications will support projects completed in the upcoming academic year (2019-2020) or next (2020-2021). Read the full grant program outline (PDF) for complete information.

How to Apply: Please send a two-page project description to ipe@ucsd.edu. This description should include:

  • the names and affiliations of the proposing faculty or research scientists
  • a 300-500 word executive summary of the project
  • a brief explanation of how the project will further the aims of the Working Group
  • a short budget and budget justification.

Applications will be accepted until Sept. 25, 2019. Applicants will be notified by Oct. 15, 2019.

Small Grants for Faculty and Research Scientists (Seed Grants)

The Institute for Practical Ethics announced its second call for small grants for faculty and research scientists at UC San Diego. The application deadline was Feb. 15, 2019 and is currently closed.

Applicants were notified by March 15, 2019. Read the full grant program outline (PDF) for complete information.

  

Opportunities for UC San Diego Graduate Students


Call for Applications: Working Group on Data Analytic Governance and Accountability

In collaboration with the Halicioğlu Data Science Institute, the Institute for Practical Ethics fellowships allow Ph.D. students engaged in social science or humanistic research to work on a project doing research on the topic of data analytics governance and accountability. The student’s dissertation need not be on this topic.

A Data Analytics Governance and Accountability Ph.D. fellow will receive a $5,000 stipend in the summer of 2020. It is expected that the fellow will be a participating member of the Working Group on Data Analytic Governance and Accountability for the 2019-2020 year.

The application opens July 1, 2019 and closes Sept. 25, 2019. Read the full Call for Applications (PDF) for complete information.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please submit an electronic application with the following information:

  • Project Description (3 pages maximum). This should include theoretical framing, your research plan, and a paragraph of how the scholarly activity is consistent with the IPE vision.
  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation from your primary faculty advisor

Submit application via e-mail to ipe@ucsd.edu, with the subject line, “IPE PhD Fellowship Program.” Deadline is Sept. 25, 2019.

For questions and clarifications regarding whether your intellectual idea fits with the purpose of the fellowship, contact Akos Rona-Tas.

Ph.D. Student Summer Funding Fellowships (PDF)

A Gene Drive Ph.D. fellow and a General Institute for Practical Ethics Ph.D. fellow will each receive a stipend in the summer of 2019. In both cases, the fellows will participate in a monthly workshop for the 2019-2020 year. This Call for Proposals is now closed. Application deadline was March 21, 2019. Read the full Call for Applications (PDF) for complete information on these two opportunities.

Page updated Sept. 3, 2019