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Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor, 6-year time-limited)

Department of Philosophy , University of Cologne

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Kant and German Idealism, Epistemology
AOS categories Early Modern Philosophy
Epistemology
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Start date April 2022
Job description

YOUR TASK: The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research, teaching and academic administration of the Faculty. The tasks of the professorship include the training of students and doctoral candidates in philosophy.

YOUR PROFILE: The successful candidate has a proven record of excellence in research and teaching in Kant and German Idealism. Moreover, they have contemporary analytic epistemology as an area of specialisation. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate closely with the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT).

OUR OFFER: The University of Cologne provides a stimulating academic environment with a wide range of career development opportunities as well as support services for dual career couples and family-friendly working conditions.

The position (of a Juniorprofessorin / Juniorprofessor) is available as of 01.04.2022. Formal requirements are detailed in Section 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz – HG NRW).

In the third year after entering into office, an interim evaluation is held. This serves as the basis for the decision as to whether an extension for a further three years will be granted to the candidate. W1 professorships comprise a teaching load of four hours per week (i.e., two hours per week is one 90-minute course per semester) in the first qualification phase and five hours per week in the second qualification phase.

The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your application via the University of Cologne’s Academic Job Portal (https://professorships.uni-koeln. de) by 13 September 2021. Your application should be addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. To apply, submit the following documents: CV, copies of your degree certificates, three writing samples (including your dissertation), as well as a document explaining your past and future teaching and research plans.
Web address to apply https://professorships.uni-koeln.de
Hard deadline September 13, 2021, 5:00pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information https://concept.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/
Contact name Sven Bernecker
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date September 13, 2021, 5:00pm CET
Last updated July 12, 2021, 9:31pm UTC
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