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Assistant or Associate Professor (EXPIRED)

Philosophy , University of Tampere

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Ethics or Epistemology or both
AOC categories Epistemology
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Tampere, Western Finland, Finland
Start date 1.1.2021 (negotiable)
Job description

We are seeking a highly motivated and accomplished academic who will 

  • pursue high-quality and diverse scientific research and research leadership
  • develop the field of philosophy as a whole and follow scientific development on their own field
  • actively seek research funding and other external funding
  • contribute to social impact and international networking and collaboration  
  • give research-based teaching and contribute to curriculum development and student supervision
  • contribute to planning and administrative tasks of the degree programme and doctoral programme of philosophy

Your research may contribute to any field of philosophy, however the position requires competence to teach courses in ethics or epistemology at both introductory and more advanced levels. The most important criteria for the position are the level, quality and versatility of your research and teaching activity. A research profile that complements existing strengths in the discipline of philosophy at Tampere University will be considered an advantage. 


Assistant Professor 

  • applicable doctoral degree 
  • ability to undertake independent scholarly activity and potential to pursue scholarly activity at a high international level of excellence   
  • teaching skills required to successfully perform the duties and functions of the position. 

Associate Professor 

  • applicable doctoral degree 
  • track record of independent scholarly activity 
  • teaching skills required to successfully perform the duties and functions of the position  
  • ability to lead a research group and acquire external funding 
  • track record of international scholarly activity. 

The post requires fluency in English.

In addition, the following will be considered an advantage:

  • versatility as a researcher and competence in different areas of philosophy
  • merits in doctoral education
  • national and international positions of responsibility
  • social impact
  • pedagogical studies, merits and experience
  • proficiency in the Finnish language or motivation to become proficient in Finnish
  • contribution to meeting the student supervision needs of the discipline of philosophy
How to apply
Application type Online
Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Web address to apply https://tuni.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?o=A_A&jid=532...
Hard deadline May 7, 2020, 11:59pm EET
Web address for more information https://tuni.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?o=A_A&jid=532...
Contact name Arto Laitinen
Contact email
Time created March 27, 2020, 9:25am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 7, 2020, 11:59pm EET
Expired on May 9, 2020, 12:46am EET
Last updated July 8, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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We are located in Finland.