Doctoral Research Fellow
Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo
|Job category||Graduate fellowship / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of action, philosophy of mind, epistemology, and/or ethics.|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
|Location||Blindernveien 31, Oslo, Norway|
|Start date||Fall 2019|
A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in Philosophy is available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo.
The applicant’s project description should be within philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of action, philosophy of mind, epistemology, and/or ethics. The project should make a contribution to the philosophy of attention. We especially encourage applications with a focus on ethics of attention or the epistemology of attention. The post will be supervised by Assoc. Prof. Sebastian Watzl (a secondary supervisor is possible). The PhD fellow should be motivated to be part of an active and integrated research group.
The person appointed will be affiliated with the Faculty's organized research training. The academic work is to result in a doctoral thesis that will be defended at the Faculty with a view to obtaining the degree of PhD. The successful candidate is expected to join the existing research group and contribute to its development. Read more about the doctoral degree.
The appointment is for a duration of three years. All PhD Candidates who submit their doctoral dissertation for assessment with a written recommendation from their supervisor within 3 years or 3 ½ years after the start of their PhD position, will be offered, respectively, a 12 or 6 month Completion Grant.
To be eligible for admission to the doctoral programmes at the University of Oslo, applicants must, as a minimum, have completed a five-year graduation course (Master’s degree or equivalent), including a Master’s thesis of at least 30 ECTS. In special cases, the Faculty may grant admission on the basis of a one-year Master course following an assessment of the study programme’s scope and quality.
In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:
Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference.
The application must include:
Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language.
Educational certificates, master theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later.
The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “apply for this job”.
Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Following the Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) § 25, Chapter 2, demographic information about the applicant may be used in the public list of applicants even if the applicant opts out from the entry in the public application list.
The University of Oslo has an Acquisition of Rights Agreement for the purpose of securing rights to intellectual property created by its employees, including research results.
The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.
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|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/160...|
|Hard deadline||January 31, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/160...|
|Contact name||Sebastian Watzl|
|Time created||December 13, 2018, 12:24pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 31, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||December 13, 2018, 1:47pm EST|
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