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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo, University of Oslo, Norway

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS The philosophies of logic or mathematics, as well as more formal parts of metaphysics and the philosophy of language
AOS categories Logic
Philosophy of Mathematics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number University of Oslo
Location Oslo, Norway
Start date autumn 2022 or spring 2023
Job description

A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) is available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo.

The position is associated with the ERC Advanced Grant project Construction in the Formal Sciences (C-FORS).

More about the position

The candidate is expected to present a research project closely connected to the ERC-funded research project Construction in the Formal Sciences. We seek a candidate who can strengthen the philosophical components of the project. Relevant areas include the philosophies of logic or mathematics, as well as more formal parts of metaphysics and the philosophy of language.

The position is available for a period of 4 years. There is a 25 % component of the position which is devoted to teaching and administrative duties. These duties include obtaining basic teaching qualifications.

The successful candidate is expected to become part of the research environment/network of the department and contribute to its development. The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

Qualification requirements
  • PhD or equivalent academic qualifications with a specialization in Philosophy
  • The candidate's research project must be closely connected to the project C-FORS
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English Personal suitability and motivation for the position

The doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation by the closing date. Appointment is dependent on the public defence of the doctoral thesis being approved.

In the evaluation of the applications, emphasis will be placed on:

  • The research project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
  • The applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to carry out the project within the allotted time frame and contribute to C-FORS
  • Good co-operative skills, and the ability to successfully join in academic collaboration within and across disciplines
How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/225...
Email to apply
Hard deadline August 15, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Contact name Øystein Linnebo
Contact email
Time created June 17, 2022, 9:15pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 15, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Expired on August 17, 2022, 12:46am CET
Last updated August 16, 2022, 10:46pm UTC
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