Department of Philosophy, Tilburg University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOC||social philosophy and ethics|
Social and Political Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||16904|
|Location||Tilburg, Noord Brabant, Netherlands|
|Start date||Negotiable, January 1st 2021 Preferred.|
The Department of Philosophy at Tilburg University seeks to appoint:
Dutch: Universitair Docent Continentale Filosofie ( 0,8 -1,0 FTE)
Starting date approximately January 1, 2021
Profile of the candidates
Area of Specialization (AoS): continental philosophy
Area of Competence (AoC): social philosophy and ethics.
The successful candidate finds it important to engage with society as a philosopher, for example by participating in public debate. The successful candidate is also a good researcher. They have a track record of publications (e.g., in good international journals or well-received books with good publishers) or shows the capability of developing such a record early in their career (the candidate is expected to publish at least 1 article in an A-journal each year and to apply regularly for external research funding). The successful candidate is expected to be full member of the Department of Philosophy and participate actively in the research group Philosophy of Humanity, Culture and Ethics (PHC&E). The research interests of the candidate will complement the research strengths of both this group and of the Department.
Tilburg University is rated among the top of Dutch employers and has excellent terms of employment, such as a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% (annually), an options model and reimbursement of moving expenses. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may qualify for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The university will apply for such an allowance on their behalf. The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences will provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation. The collective labor agreement of the Dutch Universities applies.
Information and application
The candidate should submit the following documents and merge them into one pdf file: a letter of motivation (1-page), a CV, a teaching dossier, the sample syllabus for a 6 ECTS Philosophy course aimed at 2nd year Bachelor students of either Business Economics, Sociology, or Communication and Information Sciences (max. 2 pages), a brief research plan (1 page), a recent research publication, and the names and contact information for two referees.
The deadline for applications is August 20th, 2020.
Applications must be submitted online.
Tilburg University has committed itself to the value of diversity and, in that spirit, welcomes applications from underrepresented groups within philosophy and academia including members of minority groups and people with disabilities.
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Research and education at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) has a unique focus on humans in the context of the globalizing digital society, on the development of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies, on their impact on communication, culture and society, and on moral and existential challenges that arise. The School of Humanities and Digital Sciences consists of four departments: Communication and Cognition, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, Culture Studies and Philosophy; several research institutes and a faculty office. Also the University College Tilburg is part of the School. Each year around 275 students commence a Bachelor or (Pre) Master Program. The School has approximately 2000 students and 250 employees.
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|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://tiu.nu/16904|
|Hard deadline||August 20, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://tiu.nu/16904|
|Contact name||Professor Wim Dubbink|
|Time created||July 29, 2020, 2:35pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||August 20, 2020, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||July 29, 2020, 2:35pm EST|
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