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Postdoc (2 years) (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Cologne

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Start date 15.03.2022
Job description

The postdoc position is part of the AHRC-DFG funded project „Moral Obligation, Epistemology and Public Health: The Case of Vaccine Hesitancy“ located at the University of Cologne and the University of Warwick. The position is situated in the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT) led by Prof. Sven Bernecker. The project looks at vaccine hesitancy as an issue at the intersection of ethics and epistemology. 

» Participation in project related research activities
» International correspondence in order to initiate and/ or pursue co-operations with other scientific institutions
» Preparation and regular attendance at team meetings and in-house workshops/lectures
» Support for the organization of events

» The applicant must have a Ph.D. in philosophy by the time they start the job. 
» The applicant must have expertise in at least one of the areas of contemporary epistemology relevant for the project. These areas include, but are not limited to the epistemology of deep disagreement, evidence-based and personalized medicine,
epistemology of epidemiology, fake news/journalism, epistemic injustice, evidence hierarchies, statistical and individualized evidence, epistemic risk, political epistemology and epistemic conformity and paternalism.

» collaboration in a dynamic, international team A diverse and fair working environment
» support in reconciling work and family life
» flexible working time models
» extensive advanced training opportunities
» occupational health management offers
» local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees

The position is available from 15.03.2022 on a full-time basis. It is limited to 14.03.2024. If the applicant meets the relevant wage requirements and personal qualifications, the salary is based on renumeration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for the German public sector.

How to apply
Application type Email
Applications include a CV, (unofficial) copies of your degree certificates, two writing samples, and an outline of past and future research projects. Applications should be sent as a single PDF file (max. 4 MB) by email to [email protected] The subject line should say "Postdoc CONCEPT Wiss2112-25". Job interviews will be conducted via Zoom. The application deadline is Jan. 21, 2022.
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 21, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://concept.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/
Contact name Sven Bernecker
Contact email
Time created December 27, 2021, 8:46pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 21, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Expired on January 23, 2022, 12:46am CET
Last updated January 22, 2022, 11:46pm UTC
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