Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Philosophy - ConsciousBrainConcepts, ConceptLab
Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Cognitive Science|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
|Location||Oslo, Oslo, Norway|
|Start date||August 15th 2020|
A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) is available at ConceptLab at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo (UiO).
The department is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow whose research will contribute to the project ConsciousBrainConcepts, a convergence environment at UiO: Life Science. For information about the project in general, please see: https://www.uio.no/english/research/strategic-research-areas/life-science/research/convergence-environments/consciousbrainconcepts/.
The candidate will be expected to contribute primarily to the philosophical component of the project and also be willing to participate in relevant interdisciplinary work.
The candidate will be expected to have her or his residence and work place in Oslo, to participate in the various workshops and conferences organized by ConsciousBrainConcepts, and to be an active member of the research team.More about the position
The position is available for a period of up to three years. There is a 10% component of the position which is devoted to teaching and administrative duties at UiO: Life Science. Candidates are expected to be assigned duties to fulfill this compulsory work by UiO:Life Science in agreement with the project leaders of ConsciousBrainConcepts, contingent on the qualifications of the candidate.
The successful candidate is expected to become part of the research environment/network of the department and contribute to its development. The main purpose of the fellowship is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.Qualification requirements
The doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation by the application closing date. Appointment is dependent on the public defence of the doctoral thesis being approved.
The following qualifications will count in the assessment of the applicants:
We are looking for a strongly motivated, competent and internationally oriented candidate, with high academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.We offer
The application must include
The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English.
In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the documented, academic qualifications, the project description and the quality of the project as well as the candidates motivation and personal suitability. Interviews with the best qualified candidates will be arranged.
It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to complete the project in the course of the period of employment.Formal regulations
Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.
No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Fellow period at the University of Oslo.
According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.
The University of Oslo has an Acquisition of Rights Agreement for the purpose of securing rights to intellectual property created by its employees, including research results.
The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.Contact information
For questions about the position:
The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.
The Department embraces four disciplines: Philosophy, Classical Languages (Greek and Latin), History of Ideas and Art History. The Department is also responsible for the introductory philosophy courses, obligatory for all students attending study programmes at the University of Oslo. The Department has about 140 employees.
|How to apply|
The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system https://www.jobbnorge.no. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English.
|Web address to apply||https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/177...|
|Hard deadline||January 31, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/177...|
|Time created||December 17, 2019, 11:23am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 31, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||December 17, 2019, 11:23am EST|
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