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Post-doctoral position at the rank of Junior Researcher (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Ancient Philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Logic
AOC Ancient Philosophy; Ancient Sciences; Greek, Latin and/or Arabic
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Philosophy of Mathematics
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number DR/218/19
Location Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Start date October 1st, 2020
Job description

The Research Training Group "Philosophy, Science, and the Sciences" advertises a full-time post-doctoral research position at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Starting date is October 1st, 2020, the position can be awarded for 36 months (until September 30th, 2023).The salary is set by the salary scale according to German WissZeitVG - E 13 TV-L HU.

The applicant is expected to pursue research relating to the intersection and interaction of philosophy and sciences in ancient Greek and/or Arabic contexts.

We seek projects that address ancient sciences in a broad sense and their connection to philosophy. The holder of the position will be expected: (1) to pursue a significant original research project on the topic and (2) to work closely with graduate students in the Research Training Group, by providing general instruction and by providing supplemental advising on dissertation projects. We expect candidates to hold a PhD in a discipline relevant to the research project as well as to have a solid background and research experience in the relevant fields, including mastery of the relevant languages; and excellent English (speaking and writing). Knowledge of German is desirable.

Applications must include: a curriculum vitae; a research proposal, including a realistic timeline and a clear statement of what written work and publications will result; a writing sample roughly the length of a publishable paper; two to three recommendation letters, to be submitted by the referees (not the applicant) via email to hendrik.liermann@hu-berlin.de; and the candidate's transcripts.

Please submit your application materials by January 5th, 2020 via email to hendrik.liermann@hu-berlin.de (secretary of Prof. Beere) stating the reference number DR/218/19.

The Humboldt-Universität seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Applications of researchers from abroad are welcome. Preference will be given to disabled persons with equal qualifications. Applicants with migration background are highly welcome. Please visit our website www.hu-berlin.de/stellenangebote, which gives you access to the legally binding German version.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Please submit your application material via email to hendrik.liermann@huberlin.de (secretary of Prof. Beere) stating the reference number DR/218/19.
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 5, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information https://ancient-philosophy.hu-berlin.de
Contact name Philipp Strauß
Contact email
Contact phone +49 30 2093-98081
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Time created November 22, 2019, 8:58am EST
Scheduled expiry date January 5, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Last updated November 22, 2019, 8:58am EST
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