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Research Fellow in Theoretical Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Tartu

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of language, philosophical logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of mathematics, metaphysics, or epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Mathematics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
Start date September 2019
Job description

Duties and responsibilities  

Conducting research in philosophy at the University of Tartu ASTRA Project PER ASPERA (European Union, European Regional Development Fund) under the supervision of Professor Juhani Yli-Vakkuri. The research topic should belong to at least one of the following areas of philosophy: philosophy of language, philosophical logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of mathematics, metaphysics, and epistemology. During the period of contract, a research fellow must carry out internationally recognised research at least in the volume equivalent to that of two thirds of a doctoral thesis. Participation in teaching. Supervising Bachelor’s and Master’s theses. Professional development.  

Required qualifications  

PhD degree or an equivalent qualification. The successful applicant must hold the degree by the time of application.  

Required experience  

Ability to participate in organising research, development and creative activities in the specialisation. Internationally recognised professional research, the volume of which so far is equivalent to that of at least one doctoral thesis.   

Required language skills  


Starting on 01.09.2019, temporary contract to 28.02.2021

Workload  1,00

Salary  1660 EUR per month gross

  Additional info  

In addition to the standard application documents, the following materials are required: 

(i) a short (1-2 pages) description of research plans, 
(ii) one or two writing samples totalling no more than 20,000 words or, if they total more than 20,000 words, with a selection of text totalling no more than 20,000 words highlighted.

The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed over Skype. 

The candidate is required to be a resident of a country other than Estonia, and to not have been an academic employee in Estonia for more than 10 months in total after 30.10.2010.   See the official job ad on how to apply. 

How to apply
Application type Other
Please follow the application instructions provided in the official job ad
Web address to apply https://www.ut.ee/en/welcome/job-offer/research-fe...
Email to apply
Hard deadline May 15, 2019, 11:59pm +03:00
Web address for more information https://www.ut.ee/en/welcome/job-offer/research-fe...
Contact name Juhani Yli-Vakkuri
Contact email
Time created April 3, 2019, 10:44am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 15, 2019, 11:59pm +03:00
Expired on May 17, 2019, 12:46am +03:00
Last updated July 16, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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