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Institute of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Philosophy of language/logic or epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
AOC Practical philosophy, especially environmental philosophy
AOC categories Environmental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Start date August 2023 (expected)
Job description

The Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo seeks to fill two permanent positions of Associate Professor of Philosophy in philosophy of language/logic or epistemology.

The successful candidate is expected to initiate and lead research, supervise PhD candidates, participate in teaching and in exam setting and assessment at all levels, and to carry out administrative duties in accordance with the needs of the department.

Qualification requirements

PhD or equivalent academic qualifications in Philosophy
An ability to contribute to teaching at all levels, including Examen Philosophicum
Documented pedagogical skills (either a teaching course certificate or based on teaching experience), see how to document your pedagogical skills
Documented potential for project acquisition
Fluent oral and written communication skills in English
Personal suitability and motivation for the position
The following qualifications will count in the assessment of the applicants:

Academic qualifications and academic production in 1) philosophy of language or logic, or 2) epistemology, with emphasis on works published within the last 5 years. Originality and innovative thinking will be weighted more heavily than quantity
International peer-reviewed publications
Experience with research projects
Potential to contribute to the long-term development of the academic and research environment at the Department
Pedagogical qualifications, documented results from teaching and supervision, and ability to inspire students
Broad teaching competence. Teaching competence in practical philosophy, and particularly in environmental philosophy, may be given preference
Interest and ability in leadership and administration
Ability to create and contribute to a positive environment for collaboration
Experience with and ability to build international networks
Skills within popular dissemination, public outreach and innovation
In the evaluation of the qualified candidates the full range of these criteria will be explicitly addressed and assessed.

Academic quality, development potential and breadth will be prioritised in this order. The selected candidates are expected to contribute to the objective in the University of Oslo’s strategic plan to “strengthen its international position as a leading research-intensive university through a close interaction across research, education, communication and innovation”.

The successful candidate should demonstrate mastery of both English and one of the Scandinavian languages as working languages. If an appointee is not fluent in a Scandinavian language, s/he isexpected to reach proficiency equivalent to level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) within two years. Within three years the appointee is expected to, in Norwegian, be able to actively participate in all functions the position may involve, including teaching. The Faculty of Humanities will aid and facilitate the appointee in reaching said proficiency.

We offer

Salary NOK 604 700 – 702 100 per annum depending on qualifications
A professionally stimulating working environment
Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
Attractive welfare benefits
The opportunity to apply for promotion to full professorship at a later stage.

How to apply
Application type Online
The application must include: Application letter (statement of motivation, summarising scientific work and research interest) Curriculum Vitae (list of education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience, project acquisition and coordination experience, and other relevant qualifications) Complete list of published and unpublished works Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language), either in the original or in translation. Applicants are required to describe and document the entire range of qualifications and criteria described in the announcement of the post with concrete examples. The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, Jobbnorge.
Web address to apply https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/225...
Hard deadline August 31, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/225...
Contact name Prof. Øystein Linnebo
Contact email
Time created June 15, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 31, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Expired on September 2, 2022, 12:46am CET
Last updated September 1, 2022, 10:46pm UTC
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It doesn´t fit the Norwegian academic year.