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Postdoc, 5 years (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Universität Tübingen

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Aristotle: textual transmission, Ancient Greek palaeography and textual criticism
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Job description

Applications are invited for the post of a

postdoctoral researcher (m/f/d, Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L)

in the Department of Philosophy, working with Prof. Dr. Klaus Corcilius. This vacancy is connected to the award of an ERC Advanced Grant, entitled "TIDA – Text and Idea of Aristotle's Science of Living Things", for the period 2022-27. The project will be based at the University of Tübingen. In total, the group will consist of five postdoctoral researchers, one PhD student, student assistants, and academic guest researchers. See the project homepage (https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/fakultaeten/philosophische-fakultaet/fachbereiche/philosophie-rhetorik-medien/philosophisches-seminar/forschung-1/erc-projekt-text-and-idea-of-aristoteles-sciencs-of-living-things/)

The principal activity of the postdoctoral researcher will be to undertake research in the Greek manuscript tradition of Aristotle's De anima and to prepare a critical edition of the text of Aristotle's De anima. A solid background and experience, including a PhD in a relevant discipline, is required:

- Textual transmission (Aristotle in particular), edition of texts, and textual criticism, Greek paleography
- Ancient Philosophy, especially Aristotle

The successful applicant is expected to actively engage with experts in the Arabic textual tradition of the De anima and to actively engage in the collaborative efforts of the project.

The University of Tübingen (https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/) and in particular the Tübingen Department of Philosophy (http://www.https://uni-tuebingen.de/fakultaeten/philosophische-fakultaet/fachbereiche/philosophie-rhetorik-medien/philosophisches-seminar/seminar/) and the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies (https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/faculties/faculty-of-humanities/departments/asian-and-oriental-studies/oriental-and-islamic-studies/department/) offer a stimulating research environment.

The period of employment will be for 5 years, beginning in October 2022. The holder of the position will be subject to an interim evaluation after 12 months.

Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, a specimen of their written work, as well as names and email addresses of up to three references. Applications should be sent by email to the address below. The position will be filled as soon as possible. Review of the applications will begin on September 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications as non-disabled applicants. The University of Tübingen strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female researchers to apply.

Please send your application electronically as a single pdf file to [email protected].

The contract will be made by the central administration of the university.

* According to the general pay scale of German universities, the salary will be “E 13TV-L”. This corresponds to a monthly salary of at least EUR 4,600,-** (75% position, gross pay, before tax). Your income will increase annually if you remain employed. Information regarding cost of living in Tübingen: https://tuebingenresearchcampus.com/tuebingen/

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: September 1, 2022, 12:00am CET

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/fakultaeten/philosophi...
Contact name Klaus Corcilius
Contact email
Time created August 3, 2022, 3:56pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 30, 2023, 11:38am CET
Expired on January 30, 2023, 11:46am CET
Last updated April 1, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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