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Postdoc (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Cologne

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC Kant
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Wiss2403-10
Location Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Start date asap
Job description

The University of Cologne invites applications for a 6-year postdoc position in conjunction with the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT).

Job Description. The successful candidate has a Ph.D. in philosophy by August 1, 2024, and has contemporary epistemology as their area of specialization. Competence in Kantian Philosophy is desirable. The teaching load is 2 courses per semester (or four hours per week). The successful candidate will be expected to regularly attend team meetings and lectures and to help organize events held at CONCEPT. Information on CONCEPT can be found here http://concept.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/. Research communication skills, new media literacy, and experience in grant writing are also desirable. Knowledge of the German language is useful but not required. It is not necessary to have citizenship of an EU member state.

Job title & start date. The German job title is “Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter” and the salary is based on remuneration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for the German public sector. The position is available immediately on a full-time basis (39,83 hours per week).

Diversity & Inclusiveness. The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.

How to apply
Application type Email
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, copies of your college degrees (BA and Ph.D.), two writing samples (published or unpublished), and a 3-page outline of future research projects. The CV should list three references. The application materials should be combined into a single PDF file (max. 4 MB) and should be emailed to [email protected]. The reference number “Wiss2403-10” should appear in the subject line of the email. The application deadline is May 12, 2024. For further inquiries, please contact ([email protected]).
Email to apply
Hard deadline May 12, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information http://concept.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/
Contact name Sven Bernecker
Contact email
Time created March 20, 2024, 5:21pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 12, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Expired on May 14, 2024, 12:46am CET
Last updated May 13, 2024, 10:46pm UTC
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