Postdoctoral Researcher (EXPIRED)
Institute of Philosophy, University of Bonn
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Theoretical Philosophy (e.g. epistemology, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of language etc.)|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
|Organization's reference number||71/19/3.202|
|Location||Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany|
|Start date||March 1, 2020|
The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is an international research university that offers a wide range of degree programs. With 200 years of history, about 38,000 students, over 6.000 employees, and an excellent domestic and international reputation, Bonn University is among Germany’s leading universities.
The chair for Epistemology, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher (100%) starting 01.03.2020 for an initial period of three years. The chair for Epistemology, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy focuses primarily on the core areas of theoretical philosophy from both a systematic and historical perspective. We are seeking a researcher in any of the relevant areas of theoretical philosophy (e.g. epistemology, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of language etc.), with a proven track record of research, teaching and publications. Applicants should possess an openness to methodological pluralism and an interest in topics in the history of philosophy. In addition, they should be willing to be active within the transdisciplinary structures of the university’s Excellence Initiative and be internationally oriented. A plan for a Habilitation project is expected.
Support of research and teaching at the chair in theoretical philosophy
Teaching 4 hours per week during semesters
Engagement in the transdisciplinary research areas of the University of Bonn.
A PhD in philosophy
Peer-reviewed publications in an area of theoretical philosophy
Fluent English, good French desirable
Engaged, flexible, team-oriented, interested in continued professional development.
A varied and challenging position with one of the largest employers in the areas in an international, interdisciplinary research environment
Opportunity to pursue a Habilitation
Participation in the university-wide pension system (VBL)
Access to the extensive university sports programme
An excellent transport infrastructure with subsidised travel for university employees
A salary based on the German 13 TV-L scale.
Exposé of a Habilitation project
The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable individuals with a certified serious disability are particularly welcome.
|How to apply|
If you are interested in this position, please send your complete application documents by 15.11.2019 with the application code 71/19/3.202 to email@example.com. Before sending your application, please combine and convert all of your documents into a single PDF file. For further information please contact Alex Englander (Tel.: +49 228/73-62041; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||November 15, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://www.uni-bonn.de/die-universitaet/stellenan...|
|Contact name||Alex Englander|
|Contact phone||+49 228/73-62041|
|Time created||October 18, 2019, 9:27am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 15, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Expired on||November 17, 2019, 12:46am CET|
|Last updated||January 16, 2020, 3:00pm EST|
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