Open PhD Positions - Philosophy as Conceptual Engagement Project
Vienna Doctoral School of Philosophy, University of Vienna
|Job category||Graduate fellowship / Fixed term|
|Location||Vienna, Vienna, Austria|
|Start date||October 1, 2023|
Philosophy as Conceptual Engagement: The Concepts We Have and the Concepts We Want
8 PhD- Positions
The FWF doc.funds project PACE at the University of Vienna (pace.phl.univie.ac.at/) is filling up to 8 predoctoral positions at the Vienna Doctoral School of Philosophy (VDP, vd-philosophy.univie.ac.at/). PACE examines questions about the subject matter and the methods of philosophy, exploring in particular the hypothesis that philosophy often involves conceptual engagement (see https://pace.phl.univie.ac.at/pace-the-project/).
The successful candidate(s) will enroll in the University of Vienna doctoral programme in philosophy and join the VDP. They can pursue a doctoral research project in any area of philosopy, using any philosophical method. They will, as part of the project PACE, be expected to conduct their research with special attention to their own method, and also to participate in discussions on philosophical method.
The main duties are:
There are no teaching duties associated with these positions but there will be some opportunities to teach certain undergraduate courses in the department (for extra pay).
These are four-year positions with a gross monthly salary of around 2458 Euros. In Austria 14 monthly salaries are paid out in a year. (Net salaries can be calculated on this page: onlinerechner.haude.at/BMF-Brutto-Netto-Rechner/.) Funding is available for conference trips and stays abroad. The contracts are initially for two years and will be renewed for another two years after successful completion of the first two years, including approval of the research plan.
Applications should contain the following documents (in pdf-format) and should be sent by 31 May 2023 to Raphael Aybar, the VDP-coordinator, on [email protected]:
NB: documents 1–4. must be anonymized in order to allow for an anonymous first round of selection.
|How to apply|
Available at the web address
|Web address to apply||https://vd-philosophy.univie.ac.at/admission/open-...|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||May 31, 2023, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://pace.phl.univie.ac.at/pace-the-project/|
|Contact name||Raphael Aybar|
|Time created||April 20, 2023, 3:47pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||May 31, 2023, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||April 20, 2023, 3:47pm UTC|
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