Department of Philosophy, Tilburg University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
|AOC||(Organization) ethics, social philosophy, practical philosophy, history of philosophy, Philosophy of (data) science, epistemology, philosophy of mind or theoretical philosophy.|
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Social and Political Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||19801|
|Location||Tilburg, Noord Brabant, Netherlands|
|Start date||Approximately August 2022|
The Department of Philosophy at Tilburg University seeks to appoint Teacher in Philosophy (0,5 - 1,0 FTE)
Starting date approximately August 2022.
Profiles of the candidate
We will hire one or two teachers (1.0-2.0 fte), in two potential areas of competence:
Area of Competence (AoC) 1
(Organization) ethics, social philosophy, practical philosophy, history of philosophy
Area of Competence (AoC) 2
Philosophy of (data) science, epistemology, philosophy of mind or theoretical philosophy.
Employment terms and conditions
The positions will be ranked in the Dutch university job ranking system (UFO) as teacher (“docent 3”). The starting gross salary for a full-time appointment is (minimally) € 3.821,- up to (maximally) € 5.230,- per month (max € 72.989,- all in per year). The start of the employment is negotiable, preferably 1 August, 2022. Successful candidates receive a contract for two years. When certain financial and organizational conditions are met, and if you function well, we will strive to convert the contract into a permanent contract as Assistant Professor (with 40% research time). If you function well, it will also be possible to extend your teaching contract with one year. The decision to start with a fixed-term position as Teacher is necessary in light of current Dutch labor law and internal fairness considerations.
Information and application
The candidate should submit all of the following documents:
Note for PhD students: your application will only be taken into account if you have successfully defended your PhD or if you can provide an official guarantee that your public defense is scheduled before 1 August, 2022.
The deadline for applications is 25 April, 2022.
We will inform shortlisted candidates, on or before 29 April, 2022. Interviews and test lectures will be held on Monday 9 May and Tuesday 10 May 2022, preferably in person but online if necessary. Decisions will be announced before 15 May, 2022.
Applications must be submitted online (see below).
Tilburg University is committed to the value of diversity and, in that spirit, welcomes applications from underrepresented groups within philosophy and academia, including members of minority groups and people with disabilities. Information about the various measures Tilburg University has undertaken to increase gender equality, diversity and inclusion can be found on the Working at Tilburg University /Gender & Diversity page.
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Research and education at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) has a unique focus on humans in the context of the globalizing digital society, on the development of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies, on their impact on communication, culture and society, and on moral and existential challenges that arise. The School of Humanities and Digital Sciences consists of four departments: Communication and Cognition, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, Culture Studies and Philosophy; several research institutes and a faculty office. Also the University College Tilburg is part of the School. Each year around 275 students commence a Bachelor or (Pre) Master Program. The School has approximately 2000 students and 250 employees.
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Tilburg University is rated among the top of Dutch employers and has excellent terms of employment, such as a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% (annually), an options model 41 paid holiday days. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may qualify for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The university will apply for such an allowance on their behalf. The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences will provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation. The collective labor agreement of the Dutch Universities applies.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://tiu.nu/19801|
|Hard deadline||April 25, 2022, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://tiu.nu/19801|
|Contact name||Dries Deweer|
|Time created||March 11, 2022, 2:55pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||April 25, 2022, 11:59pm CET|
|Expired on||April 27, 2022, 12:46am CET|
|Last updated||September 1, 2022, 3:00pm UTC|
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The department is in the Netherlands not the USA