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Associate Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of law, philosophy and international studies, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC In one or more of the following areas: Practical philosophy, Philosophy of mind, Philosophy of science, History of philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Jobbnorge ID: 191128
Location Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway
Start date As soon as possible
Job description

The position

The position is at the Inland School of Business and Social Sciences, Department of Law, Philosophy and International Studies located at the Lillehammer Campus. The department currently has eight full-time appointments in Philosophy. The department offers philosophy courses on all academic levels, including Examen philosophicum and Examen facultatum; BA courses in Ethics and Environmental Philosophy; MA and PhD level courses in Philosophy of science and Ethics.

There is one permanent, full-time vacancy. Appointment as soon as possible.

As Associate Professor of Philosophy you will be expected to conduct research in philosophy, to participate in teaching at all levels and to carry out administrative duties in accordance with the needs of the department. The position is split between research, teaching and administrative duties. The normal load is currently at 55% teaching, 40% research and 5% administration.

Please note that the vacancy has a Scandinavian language requirement, i.e. the position requires the ability to teach in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish at the time of appointment.

Qualifications and personal skills

  • PhD or equivalent within the field of Philosophy
  • AOS: open
  • AOC: in one or more of the following areas: Practical philosophy, Philosophy of mind, Philosophy of science, History of philosophy
  • International peer-reviewed publications
  • Experience in establishing international research networks
  • Excellent teaching abilities at all academic levels, including Examen philosophicum and Examen facultatum. Candidates who are not able to document formal teaching qualifications must qualify by attending our Teaching and learning in higher education program, to be further agreed with HINN.
  • Overall good affinity with relevant ICT systems
  • Excellent language skills, both oral and written, in a Scandinavian language (Norwegain, Danish or Swedish) and English.

We are seeking colleagues that can contribute to the long term development of teaching and research at the department. Ability for independent work as well as cooperation is important. The successful candidate will be skilled and motivated for research- and administrative leadership.

Applications will be long-listed by a sorting commitee. Long-listed applications will be evaluated by an expert commitee, comprised of one internal and two external members. Possible candidates will be invited for an interview and trial lecture. We will finally holistically assess the different qualifications of each applicant.

We offer

  • An exciting and challenging job at a developing institution, dedicated colleagues and a supportive working environment.
  • The position’s salary follows position code 1011 Førsteamanuensis (Associate professor) in the state's wage regulations, determined according to competence and experience.
  • For more information about INN University as an employer, please see inn.no.

How to apply

The application with attachments must be submitted in our electronic recruiting system.

The application should include:

- CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work), copies of educational certificates

- a list of scientific publications.

- Writing samples: Up to 5 academic articles, chapters or similar

- a teaching portfolio that includes:
     - Documentation of formal teaching qualifications
     - Documentation of teaching experience, for example an overview of teaching/counseling experience, documentation of work with programme quality development, development of programme plans, etc.
     - Reflection about own teaching philosophy, teaching practice and key points in own development
     - Course evaluations (if available)

Additionally, applicants may upload up to 3 letters of recommendation, or arrange to have letters sent by email to anstein.gregersen@inn.no by the application deadline.

If you have any questions about uploading an attachment or other technical matters regarding the application, Jobbnorge customer service can be contacted. Contact information is provided as a link in the application form.

Relevant applications will be considered by an expert committee. Comprehensive CVs, certified copies of diplomas and certificates, publication lists and documents/works to be considered must be submitted as electronic attachments or links to the application.

Possible candidates will be invited for an interview and trial lecture.  

Requests for exemptions from the public applicant list must be clearly justified and stated via the electronic application form. Applicants will be contacted if INN University cannot comply with the request (cf. § 25 of the Freedom of Information Act).  

The state workforce should, as far as possible, reflect the diversity of the population. It is therefore a personnel policy goal at INN University to achieve a balanced age and gender composition and to recruit people with an immigrant background. If necessary, the working conditions are adapted for persons with disabilities. If applicants declare in their CV that they have a disability, this information may be used for registration purposes in connection with the target employment numbers.

About Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University) is home to over 14,000 students and 1,000 employees, and has campuses in Lillehammer, Hamar, Elverum, Rena, Evenstad and Blæstad.

INN University aspires to build strong and enduring academic and research environments that will spearhead regionally, nationally and internationally. We are developing a new and better institution with high academic and pedagogical quality, aiming at achieving university accreditation by 2020.

Our vision is "Stronger Together".

How to apply
Application type Online
The application with attachments must be submitted in our electronic recruiting system.
Web address to apply https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/191...
Hard deadline September 27, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://eng.inn.no/about-inn-university
Contact name Head of Department Anstein Gregersen
Contact email
Contact phone +4761288082
Time created August 17, 2020, 4:59pm EST
Scheduled expiry date September 27, 2020, 11:59pm CET
Expired on September 29, 2020, 12:46am CET
Last updated September 28, 2020, 6:46pm EST
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Deadline is set before November 1 because the appointment is needed as soon as possible.