Department of philosophy, University of Bergen, Norway
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Wittgenstein, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of language|
19th/20th Century Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mathematics
|AOC||Philosophy of science, history of analytic philosophy, anthropological aspects of mathematics|
Philosophy of Social Science
|Organization's reference number||19/2506|
|Location||Bergen, Hordaland, Norway|
|Start date||1 August 2020|
Postdoctoral Research Fellow position
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen, Norway, has a vacant three year Postdoctoral Fellowship as part of the project “Mathematics with a Human Face: Set Theory within a Naturalized Wittgensteinean Framework”. The project is led by Professors Sorin Bangu and Kevin Cahill, and is financed by the Research Council of Norway. The starting date for the fellowship is 1 August 2020.
About the project/work tasks:
The position is funded by the Norwegian Research Council, and connected to the project “Mathematics with a Human Face: Set Theory within a Naturalized Wittgensteinean Framework”. Further information about the project can be found here. The complete text of the grant application can be provided to interested applicants upon request.
Qualifications and personal qualities:
Academic quality is the main criterion for assessing applicants. If two or more applicants have equivalent qualification, the academic needs of the department can be decisive when applicants are ranked and recommended.
About the position of postdoctoral research fellow:
The position of postdoctoral research fellow is a fixed-term appointment with the primary objective of qualifying the appointee for work in professional top positions. The fixed-term period for this position is 3 years. The successful applicant shall prepare a plan for qualifying for top academic positions in cooperation with the Head of Department. The applicants must submit a proposal for this qualification plan.
It is a premise that the selected candidate will complete the project within the stipulated period of employment.
The successful applicant must have the University of Bergen as his or her regular workplace and conform to the regulations that apply to the position. A small amount of administrative duties (e.g., co-organizing workshops) is to be expected.
Candidates cannot be employed as a postdoctoral fellow for more than one fixed term period at the same institution.
How to apply:
Applications must be sent electronically via the link «APPLY FOR THIS JOB» on this site. The applicant must fill in the CV-form, and the application must include:
The enclosures can be submitted as Word- or pdf-files.
Copies of academic publications (if any), higher education certificates and diplomas must be accompanied by a translation into English, Norwegian, Swedish or Danish if not written in any of these languages. The documentation and translations must be uploaded within the deadline of application.
The best qualified applicants may be invited to an interview before the final recommendation.
Any queries or problems concerning the electronic application procedure should be directed to The Faculty of Humanities by email: email@example.com
Further information about the fellowships can be obtained from Head of Department, Professor Steinar Bøyum, tel. + 47 55 58 25 51, email: Steinar.Boyum@uib.no, or from professor Sorin Bangu, tel. +47 55 58 29 48, email Sorin.Bangu@uib.no.
The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
We encourage women to apply.
The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions. Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.
Further information about the employment process can be found here.
Application deadline: 16 December 2019
UiB reference no: 19/2506
The University of Bergen is a renowned educational and research institution, organised into seven faculties and approximately 54 institutes and academic centres. Campus is located in the centre of Bergen with university areas at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/177...|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||December 16, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/177...|
|Contact name||Steinar Bøyum, Sorin Bangu|
|Contact phone||47 55 58 25 51|
|Time created||November 13, 2019, 9:50am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 16, 2019, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||November 13, 2019, 9:50am EST|
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