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Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of mind, aesthetics, philosophy of language, metaphysics
AOS categories Metaphysics
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Aesthetics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Start date January 2019
Job description

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

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is funded by the Norwegian Research Council and is part of the project Perceiving Representations: A Study of Structural Commonalities between Language, Pictures and Music, project number 275465.  The candidate is expected to present a research project closely connected to the main project.

The position is available for a period of 2.5 years, but it can be extended up to 12 months provided that this time is spent on research periods abroad. There is a 10 % component of the position which is devoted to teaching and administrative duties.

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 with a specialization in philosophy
  • The candidate's research project must be closely connected to the Perceiving Representations project
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position
  • Good English language skills

The doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation before the application deadline. 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 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 the Perceiving Representations project
  • Good co-operative skills, and the ability to successfully join in academic collaboration within and across disciplines.

Preference may be given to applicants whose academic and other relevant qualifications will especially benefit the realization of the project.

We offer:

How to apply:

We would like to inform all applicants that their applications will be anonymized for the initial evaluation process.

The application must include

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae with grades listed
  • A maximum 4000 words writing sample
  • List of publications
  • Project description (approximately 3-5 pages). The project description must present a feasible progress plan. It is expected that the applicant will be able to complete the project during the period of appointment

Diplomas, certificates, doctoral thesis and other academic works may be requested later.

Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language.

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “apply for this job” at: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/150677/post-doctoral-research-fellow-in-philosophy

The short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview at the University of Oslo or we will arrange for an interview on Skype.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://id.jobbnorge.no/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2...
Hard deadline May 27, 2018, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/150...
Contact name Solveig Aasen
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Time created April 26, 2018, 11:59am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 27, 2018, 11:59pm CET
Expired on May 29, 2018, 12:46am CET
Last updated May 28, 2018, 6:46pm EST
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