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Postdoctoral Researcher (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Cologne

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Contemporary Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number wiss2112-03
Location Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Start date April 1, 2022
Job description

The University of Cologne invites applications for a 12-month postdoc position affiliated to the Chair for Epistemology, Philosophy of Science and Logic (Prof. Thomas Grundmann).

Requirements. To qualify for this position, the applicant must have a Ph.D. in philosophy with a focus on contemporary epistemology. 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 within contemporary epistemology. Preparation of and application for an own third-party funded project (further funding of one's own position) on this basis is desirable. The teaching load is 2 courses á 2 academic hours/week/term in the disciplines of epistemology, philosophy of science or logic. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly attend meetings and lectures and to assist the Chair in organizational matters.

Job title, salary & starting 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 April 1, 2022. The position ends on March 31, 2023.

Diversity & Inclusiveness. 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 Email
Applications must include a CV, (unofficial) copies of your degree certificates, two writing samples, and an outline (approx. 5 pages) of the third-party funded project. In addition, names and email addresses of three references must be provided on the CV. References my be sought on short-listed candidates prior to interview. Applications should be sent as a single PDF file (max. 4 MB) by email to [email protected] The subject line should say "Postdoc #Wiss2112-03".Job interviews will be conducted via zoom.
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 15, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Contact name Thomas Grundmann
Contact email
Contact phone +49 228 3775741
Time created December 10, 2021, 9:38pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 15, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Expired on Today, 12:46am CET
Last updated Yesterday, 11:46pm UTC
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