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Two 4 years Ph.D positions

Institute of Philosophy, University of Neuchatel

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Switzerland
Start date 01.10.2018
Job description

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

INSTITUTION: Institute of Philosophy, University of Neuchâtel

LOCATION: Neuchâtel, Switzerland

DURATION: 4 years

STARTING DATE: 01.10.2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 24.08.2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Institute of Philosophy of the University of Neuchâtel invites applications for two full-time PhD positions as part of the SNF-research project:

THE NATURE AND VALUE OF EFFORTS

Successful applicants will write a doctoral dissertation under the supervision of Pr. Olivier Massin,  on topics related to the project (available here: https://www.academia.edu/37015529/The_Nature_and_Value_of_Efforts_SNF_Project_2018-2022).

Successful applicants are also expected to co-organize workshops and talks related to the project, to attend colloquium talks of the Institute and to organize the project’s weekly seminar. They may be given the opportunity to teach.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

The candidates must have obtained a master’s level degree in philosophy (or equivalent) before taking up the position. Knowledge of French is not required.

Salary scale: 47'040 CHF to 50'040 CHF per annum.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Candidates are requested to submit the following application materials in a single pdf-file to olivier.massin@me.com: (i) cover letter; (ii) short research proposal (connection with the project may be loose at that point, the proposal should first reflect the own interests of the applicant); (iii) all available transcripts of grades; (iv) recent writing sample; (v) one letter of recommendation (sent independently to the above email address by its author).

The deadline for application is August 24th 2018.

Contact for inquiries: olivier.massin@me.com

The University of Neuchâtel is committed to promoting equality of opportunity.

Olivier Massin
Research Scientist CNRS
Institut Jean Nicod
Ecole Normale Supérieure
29 rue d’Ulm
F-75005 Paris

Institut de philosophie
Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines
Université de Neuchâtel
1 Espace Louis-Agassiz
CH-2001 Neuchâtel
 Suisse

olivier.massin@me.com
https://uzh.academia.edu/OlivierMassin

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Instructions
Candidates are requested to submit the following application materials in a single pdf-file to olivier.massin@me.com: (i) cover letter; (ii) short research proposal (connection with the project may be loose at that point, the proposal should first reflect the own interests of the applicant); (iii) all available transcripts of grades; (iv) recent writing sample; (v) one letter of recommendation (sent independently to the above email address by its author).
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Hard deadline August 24, 2018, 11:59pm CET
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Web address for more information https://www.academia.edu/37015529/The_Nature_and_V...
Contact name Olivier MASSIN
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