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Postdoctoral Fellowship (EXPIRED)

Excellence Cluster Normative Orders, Goethe University Frankfurt

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Political Theory
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC International Relations
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Start date October 1st 2024
Job description

Call for Applications

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Philosophy and Social Sciences

Global Health Justice Postdoctoral Programme

Research Centre “Normative Orders” at Goethe University Frankfurt

Duration and Starting Date: 10 Months, starting on October 1st 2024.

The Global Health Justice Postdoctoral Programme, funded by Höppsche Stiftung and directed by Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst and Prof. Dr. Darrel Moellendorf at the University of Frankfurt, is seeking to appoint up to two post-doctoral fellows for the academic year 2024/2025. The Fellows will be part of the Frankfurt academic community, especially of the Normative Orders Research Network.

Candidates should have completed a doctorate in philosophy or the social sciences and should have proven potential to conduct and publish research at an international level. Candidates' research should fall within the programme’s areas of focus, especially questions of health and justice, whether on a national or a global level – for example access to medicine, gender disparities in health provision, sustainable development goals, climate change and health, the human right to health, etc.

Conditions of Award

We offer a grant of 2,400€/month. The grant is tax-free in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3 no. 44 EStG (German Income Tax Act).

Additional benefits include a return trip (to a max. of 2,000€) from the fellows’ home town to Frankfurt and a mission allowance of 2,000€/year. Health insurance and accommodation expenses are not included in the package, although assistance in purchasing a suitable German health insurance will be provided.

Fellows will be provided with office space at Normative Orders. They will be expected to take an active part in the Center’s activities and workshops, and to present their ongoing research to the members of the Center. Fellows are expected to reside in Frankfurt area for the whole duration of their stay.

Closing date is February 18, 2024.

How to apply
Application type Email
Please send your application in English IN ONE PDF DOCUMENT (a 2-3 page research project, CV and two letters of reference (and no more than two)) to Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst. Please use the address: [email protected] The reference letters may also be sent directly from the referees.
Email to apply
Hard deadline February 18, 2024, 12:00am CET
Web address for more information https://www.goethe-university-frankfurt.de/6803679...
Contact name Rainer Forst
Contact email
Contact phone +496979831541
Time created December 20, 2023, 2:48pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date February 18, 2024, 12:00am CET
Expired on February 19, 2024, 12:46am CET
Last updated March 20, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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