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1-year Postdoc (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy , University of Cologne

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Epistemology and/or Kant and German Idealism
AOS categories Early Modern Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Start date Oct. 1, 2020
Job description

The University of Cologne invites applications for a 1-year Postdoc position in conjunction with the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT).

AOS: Epistemology and/or Kant and German Idealism

Requirements. To qualify for the position, the applicant must have a Ph.D. in philosophy and must have expertise in contemporary epistemology and/or Kant and Germany Idealism. ABD (“all but dissertation”) candidates will be considered. Knowledge of the German language is helpful but not required. It is not necessary to have the citizenship of an EU member state.

Job Description. The successful candidate will have an active research project in at least one of the areas listed above work and will work closely with the other members of CONCEPT. The position comes with no teaching duties because it is funded by a grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly attend team meetings and lectures and to help organize events held at CONCEPT. Information on CONCEPT can be found here http://concept.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/

Job title, salary & start date. The German job title is “Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter” and the salary level is 13 TV-L, 100%. The net salary depends on age, tax level (family situation), and years of experiences. The minimum annual net salary is 25.629 Euros. The start date is October 1, 2020. The position ends on Sept. 30, 2021. The appointment may be renewed for one additional year.

Diversity & Inclusiveness. The University of Cologne supports diversity, the multiplicity of perspectives, and equal opportunities. The University of Cologne particularly encourages applications from disabled persons. Disabled persons are given preference in case of equal qualification. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferential treatment is given to women if their professional qualifications and abilities are equivalent to those of other applicants. Applicants will be hired in concordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia.

How to apply. Applications must include a CV, (unofficial) copies of degree certificates, two writing samples, and a 2-3-page outline of past and future research projects. In addition, names and email addresses for three references must be provided on the CV. References may be sought on short-listed candidates prior to interview. Applications should be sent as a PDF file (max. 4 MB) by email to Ms. Sibel Schmidt (s.schmidt@uni-koeln.de). The subject line should say “Postdoc CONCEPT”. Job interviews will be conducted via Zoom. The application deadline is August 1, 2020.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline August 1, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information http://concept.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/
Contact name Sven Bernecker
Contact email
Contact phone +49 221 4703177
Time created July 6, 2020, 11:49am EST
Scheduled expiry date August 1, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Expired on August 3, 2020, 12:46am CET
Last updated October 2, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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