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Senior lecturer (lektor) (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Philosophy of language
AOS categories Philosophy of Language
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number SU FV-0749-18
Location Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Start date Estimated January or September 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Stockholm University is Sweden’s largest philosophy department. The department is home to a very active, friendly, and cooperative community of internationally well-connected researchers, and hosting a large variety of conferences, workshops, colloquia, seminars, and guest researchers every year.  Like most major philosophy departments in Sweden, the Stockholm department is divided into two subjects — Practical and Theoretical Philosophy — both of which feature many researchers prominent in their fields. Theoretical Philosophy encompasses philosophy of language, as well as  logic, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and history of philosophy. The department has a particularly strong profile in philosophy of language, with a tradition of combining formal and informal methods.

We are now looking to further strengthen our profile in philosophy of language and are inviting applications for a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor, permanent position). The successful candidate has a strong research record in philosophy of language and ideally combines the use of formal methods with a keen interest in general philosophical questions relating to language. 

Main responsibilities
The holder shall conduct research and teaching in the theoretical philosophy with a particular focus on the philosophy of language. The employee shall actively work to contribute to external funding of research at the department. Administrative tasks may also be included in the duties. Employment as a lecturer means entitlement to later apply for promotion to a professor

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.su.se/english/about/working-at-su/jobs
Email to apply
Hard deadline June 7, 2018, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://www.su.se/english/about/working-at-su/jobs
Contact name Björn Ericsson
Contact email
Contact phone +46 8 16 44 93
Time created April 30, 2018, 9:27am EST
Scheduled expiry date June 7, 2018, 11:59pm CET
Expired on June 9, 2018, 12:46am CET
Last updated February 12, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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