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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Applied Ethics and/or Normative Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Normative Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location University of Groningen, Netherlands
Start date No later than 1 September 2020
Job description

Organisation

The University of Groningen is an innovative and research-driven institute in the Northern part of the Netherlands. It is an internationally oriented university with 32.000 students and 5.600 employees. Quality is a top priority and as a consequence, the University has a strong international reputation and maintains a firm position in the international university ranking lists.

The Faculty of Philosophy is a vibrant, international community of excellent researchers and teachers. It consistently receives the highest evaluations both for research and for teaching among philosophy departments in the Netherlands. The Faculty has three departments: History of Philosophy, Theoretical Philosophy, and Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy.

We are looking for an Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics and/or Normative Ethics.

Job description

Research, teaching (undergraduate and graduate courses, thesis advising), and some departmental service. The Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy has teaching needs in applied ethics and normative ethics.

Qualifications

  • PhD prior to appointment;
  • strong research profile and publication record appropriate to career stage;
  • record of high-quality teaching appropriate to career stage;
  • willingness to apply for relevant research grants;
  • some experience with administrative duties and/or departmental service and/or professional service is welcomed;
  • excellent command of English;
  • for non-native speakers of Dutch: working knowledge of Dutch within 3 years after appointment.

Conditions of employment

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

  • a salary depending on qualifications and work experience for candidates at the Assistant Professor level a salary ranging from a minimum of € 3,637 (salary scale 11) gross per month to a maximum of € 5,656 (scale 12) gross per month for a full-time position;
  • an 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% year-end bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees; favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants;
  • a position that will become permanent (not tenure track) after a period of 2 years conditional on a positive performance review.

Starting date: 1 April 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, but no later than 1 September 2020.

Application

Applications should include the following:

  • cover letter;
  • full CV, including a list of publications and presentations, as well as a list of courses taught;
  • a brief research statement (no more than 2 pages) and a sample of written work (5.000 to 10.000 words);
  • teaching evaluations;
  • the names and contact details of three academic references (who will be contacted regarding the candidates who are longlisted).

You can submit your application until 22 January 11:59pm by means of the application form that can be found here (please click on the 'apply' button at the bottom of the page). Please combine all materials into one file and upload your file in the system as a letter of motivation.

We strongly encourage applications from female candidates and members of other groups currently underrepresented in academic philosophy. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), https://nvp-plaza.nl/download/?id=7714 and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers, https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-oppor...
Hard deadline January 22, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-oppor...
Contact name Bart Streumer
Contact email
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Time created December 4, 2019, 12:46pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 22, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Expired on January 24, 2020, 12:46am CET
Last updated March 24, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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