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Professor of Philosophy

Instituto De Filosofía, Universidad Diego Portales

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Phenomenology
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Start date May 2, 2019
Job description

The Institute of Philosophy of Universidad Diego Portales (Santiago, Chile) invites applications for a full-time and permanent position with specialization in phenomenology. The start date of the position is May 2, 2019.

1. Responsibilities to be carried out

The main responsibilities of the position are:

a) Teach three or four courses per year, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;
b) Publish research in indexed journals (1 article per year) and direct, as the principal researcher, competitive research projects;
c) Supervise master’s and doctoral theses;
d) Perform the usual administrative duties.

2. Application

2.1 Application requirements

a) To hold a PhD in philosophy from a renowned Chilean or foreign university;
b) To have publications in indexed and internationally recognized journals;
c) To be carrying out or to have carried out in the last three years, as the principal researcher, a competitive research project (possibly a postdoctoral project);
d) To speak Spanish or to assume the commitment to acquire, within a year, sufficient command of Spanish to be able to teach in this language;
e) Desirable but not a must: to have supervised master’s and doctoral theses.

2.2 The applicant should submit the following documents:

a) A curriculum vitae that shows clearly that the applicant fulfills the above requirements;
b) A copy of the doctoral degree;
c) A cover letter that indicates the applicant’s lines of research;
d) Proof of at least 3 indexed publications (DOIs or letters of acceptance for publication);
e) A sample publication;
f) Proof of carrying out or having carried out in the last three years, as the principal researcher, a competitive research project (letter of grant award);
g) Proof of received awards and distinctions (letters of award), if applicable;
h) Two letters of recommendation from specialists in the required field (phenomenology).

The selection committee may request additional documents from the applicant.

3. Selection process

The selection process will involve the following phases:

a) Selection of shortlisted candidates on the basis of the submitted documents; applicants who do not fulfill the requirements listed above or have not submitted all the required documents will be excluded at this stage;
b) Interviews with shortlisted candidates (March 2019), possibly via Skype;
c) A 20-minute talk, on a topic from the required field of specialization (phenomenology), in front of the selection committee (March 2019), possibly via Skype;
d) Selection of the candidate and notification of the result (April 2019).

Applications should be submitted via email to concursoacademico2019@mail.udp.cl or via trabajando.com by March 4, 2019.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline March 4, 2019, 11:59pm CLST
Web address for more information http://institutodefilosofia.udp.cl/
Contact name Wolfhart Totschnig
Contact email
Time created January 25, 2019, 3:17pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 4, 2019, 11:59pm CLST
Last updated January 25, 2019, 3:20pm EST
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