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Postdoc 1 year

Department of Philosophy, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Ancient Greek Philosophy, Aristotle's Theory of Scientific Explanation
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Job description

Applications are invited for the post of a

postdoctoral researcher (m/f/d, 75% employment, Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L*)

in the Department of Philosophy, working with Prof. Dr. Klaus Corcilius. This vacancy is connected to the award of an ERC Advanced Grant, entitled "TIDA – Text and Idea of Aristotle's Science of Living Things", for the period 2022-27. The project will be based at the University of Tübingen. In total, the group will consist of five postdoctoral researchers, one PhD student, student assistants, and guest researchers. See the project homepage (https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/fakultaeten/philosophische-fakultaet/fachbereiche/philosophie-rhetorik-medien/philosophisches-seminar/forschung-1/erc-projekt-text-and-idea-of-aristoteles-sciencs-of-living-things/)

The principal activity of the postdoctoral researcher will be to undertake research in Aristotle's theory of science with a special view to his science of living things. A solid background and experience, including a PhD in a relevant discipline, is required:

- Ancient Philosophy, especially Aristotle's theory of scientific explanation.

The successful applicant is expected to engage in the collaborative efforts of the project.

Tübingen University (https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/) and the Tübingen Department of Philosophy in particular (http://www.https://uni-tuebingen.de/fakultaeten/philosophische-fakultaet/fachbereiche/philosophie-rhetorik-medien/philosophisches-seminar/seminar/) offer a stimulating research environment.

The period of employment will be for 1 year, beginning in January 2023.

Applications should include CV, an outline of research experience, a specimen of their written work, as well as names and email addresses of up to three references. Applications should be sent by email to the address below. The position will be filled as soon as possible. Review of the applications will begin on October 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Disabled applicants will be preferred if they have the same qualifications as non-disabled applicants. The University of Tübingen strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and therefore encourages qualified female researchers to apply.

Please send your application electronically as a single pdf file to [email protected]

The contract will be made by the central administration of the university.

* According to the general pay scale of German universities, the salary will be “E 13TV-L”. This corresponds to a monthly salary of at least EUR 4,600,-** (75% position, gross pay, before tax). Information regarding cost of living in Tübingen: https://tuebingenresearchcampus.com/tuebingen/

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline October 1, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/fakultaeten/philosophi...
Contact name Klaus Corcilius
Contact email
Time created July 27, 2022, 2:10pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 1, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Last updated July 27, 2022, 7:48pm UTC
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