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Postdoc (3 years)

Department of Philosophy (KGW), University of Salzburg

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Ethics, Moral Psychology
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Start date September 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Cultural and Social Science at the University of Salzburg seeks applications for a three year (36 months) postdoc. The post is made available through the FWF funded project ‘The Sense of Responsibility Worth Worrying About’ (P26 34851; for details see https://responsibilitysalzburg.wordpress.com/), running from October 2021 to September 2025. The project members are Dr Leonhard Menges (PI) and Leonie Eichhorn (PhD student). The main focus of the project is moral responsibility. The relevant AOS is ethics (broadly construed) or moral psychology. The annual salary is € 55,242.60 as detailed in the “Kollektivvertrag für die ArbeitnehmerInnen der Universitäten”. The starting date is 1 September 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The main tasks of the appointee will be research on the themes of the project (or closely related areas) and the organization of workshops (together with the other project members). The appointee will also have the opportunity to teach.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in philosophy and a strong research record commensurate with career stage. Knowledge of German is not required. We especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The appointee will join a vibrant philosophy community of permanent members of staff as well as many postdocs, Ph.D. students and visiting scholars. There is a regular colloquium with international speakers as well as various other activities such as workshops, conferences, reading groups, and summer schools.

Applications should be in English or German, should be sent to kathrinDOThommelATplusDOTacDOTat and should include a cover letter addressing the academic background and research interests, a writing sample (of max 10.000 words), a CV (including a list of publications), and a research statement (of max. 2 pages). Reference letters may be required at a later stage. The closing date for applications is 15 December 2021. Interviews will be held at the end of February 2022. 

Contact for informal inquiries: Dr Leonhard Menges (leonhard DOT menges AT plus DOT ac DOT at). 

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 15, 2021, 11:59pm CET
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Web address for more information https://responsibilitysalzburg.wordpress.com/
Contact name Leonhard Menges
Contact email
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Time created October 27, 2021, 3:25pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 15, 2021, 11:59pm CET
Last updated October 29, 2021, 10:44am UTC
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