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Associate Professor of Philosophy

The Centre for Philosophy, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Practical philosophy, Philosophy of mind, Philosophy of science, History of philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Organization's reference number 6700
Location Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway
Start date As soon as possible
Job description

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University) is home to over 14,000 students and 1,000 employees, and has campuses in Lillehammer, Hamar, Elverum, Rena, Evenstad and Blæstad.

INN University aspires to build strong and enduring academic and research environments that will spearhead regionally, nationally and internationally. We are developing a new and better institution with high academic and pedagogical quality, aiming at achieving university accreditation by 2020.

Our vision is "Stronger Together".

Associate Professor of Philosophy

The position is at the Inland School of Business and Social Sciences, The Centre for Philosophy, Lillehammer Campus.

The Centre for Philosophy currently has seven full-time appointments. The Centre offers courses on all academic levels, including Examen philosophicum and Examen facultatum; BA courses in Ethics and Philosophy of Culture; MA and PhD level courses in Philosophy og science and Ethics.

There are up to 2 permanent, full-time vacancies. Appointment as soon as possible.

The position

As Associate Professor of Philosophy you will be expected to conduct research in philosophy, to participate in teaching at all levels and to carry out administrative duties in accordance with the needs of the Centre. The position is split between research, teaching and administrative duties. The normal load is currently at 55% teaching, 40% research and 5% administration.

Qualifications and personal skills

  • PhD or equivalent within the field of Philosophy
  • AOS: open
  • AOC: in one or more of the following areas: Practical philosophy, Philosophy of mind, Philosophy of science, History of philosophy
  • International peer-reviewed publications
  • Experience in establishing international research networks
  • Excellent teaching abilities at all academic levels, including Examen philosophicum and Examen facultatum. Candidates who are not able to document formal teaching qualifications must qualify by attending our Teaching and learning in higher education program, to be further agreed with HINN.
  • Overall good affinity with relevant ICT systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in a Scandinavian language (Norwegain, Danish or Swedish) and English

We are seeking colleagues that can contribute to the long term development of teaching and research at the centre. Ability for independent work as well as cooperation is important. The successful candidate will be skilled and motivated for research- and administrative leadership. We will holistically assess the different qualifications of each applicant.

Applications will be long-listed by a sorting commitee. Long-listed applications will be evaluated by an expert commitee, comprised of one internal and two external members.

How to apply

The application with attachments must be submitted in our electronic recruiting system. The application should include:

  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work),
  • copies of educational certificates and letters of recommendation,
  • a list of scientific publications,
  • up to 5 academic articles, chapters or similar,
  • a teaching portfolio that includes:
    - Documentation of formal teaching qualifications
    - Documentation of teaching experience, for example an overview of teaching/counseling experience, documentation of work with programme quality development, development of programme plans, etc.
    - Reflection about own teaching philosophy, teaching practice and key points in own development

As a general rule an interview will be used in the appointment process, and it may be appropriate to require trial lectures.

We offer

  • An academically stimulating work environment with engaged colleagues at a growing institution
  • Good welfare benefits
  • Salary according to "SKO 1011 Førsteamanuensis" in State salary scale, depending on qualifications and experience in position as Associate professor
  • A good pension scheme through the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

According to the Norwegian Law "Offentlighetsloven §25.2 ledd", information about the applicant can be published even if the applicant has requested nor to be included in the public list of applicants.

We welcome you as an applicant to Inland University of Applied Sciences!

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://eng.inn.no/about-inn-university/vacant-pos...
Hard deadline November 7, 2018, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information https://eng.inn.no/about-inn-university
Contact name Head of the Centre of Philosophy Anstein Gregersen
Contact email
Contact phone Tel.: +47 612 880 82, Mob.: +47 417 67 158
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Scheduled expiry date November 7, 2018, 11:59pm CET
Last updated October 10, 2018, 4:55pm EST
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