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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, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Start date Oct. 1, 2021
Job description

The University of Cologne invites applications for a 21-month postdoc position in conjunction with the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT).

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 candidates will be considered. Knowledge of the German language is 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. 

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, 2021. The position ends on June 30, 2023.

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 and strongly encourages women to apply. Applicants will be hired in concordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia.

How to apply
Application type Email
Applications must include a CV, (unofficial) copies of your degree certificates, two writing samples, and an outline of past and future research projects. In addition, names and email addresses of 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 single PDF file (max. 4 MB) by email to miro.bucher@uni-koeln.de . The subject line should say "Postdoc CONCEPT #Wiss2104-18". Job interviews will be conducted via Zoom.
Email to apply
Hard deadline July 1, 2021, 12:00am CET
Web address for more information https://concept.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/
Contact name Sven Bernecker
Contact email
Time created May 18, 2021, 9:20pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date July 1, 2021, 12:00am CET
Last updated May 18, 2021, 9:20pm UTC
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