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Full Professor of Philosophy

School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), University of St. Gallen

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS cultural philosophy, social philosophy, political philosophy
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location St. Gallen, Switzerland
Start date 1 August, 2023
Job description

«A place where knowledge is created» – As a leading business university we set global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.

Full Professor of Philosophy (100%)
The Chair of Philosophy is attached to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at the University of St.Gallen. The successful candidate will take up the position on 1 August 2023.

The SHSS is seeking to appoint a candidate with a research and teaching focus on cultural philosophy, social philosophy, political philosophy.
Requirements: The postholder must have completed an excellent doctoral dissertation and habilitation thesis (or provide evidence of an equivalent academic achievement). We also expect an outstanding track record in research and teaching. Other assets include experience in aca- demic self-management and success in raising external funding.

Applicants are expected to be willing to teach at the BA, MA and PhD levels, especially in the Contextual Studies Programme, which is central to the University of St.Gallen’s integrative approach. Active involvement in the interdisciplinary Master’s programme in “Management, Organisation and Culture” (MOK) and the PhD programme in “Organisation and Culture” (DOK) is desirable. The teaching load is 8 hours per week.
The University’s official language is German. The postholder is expected to acquire a working knowledge of German (B2) within two years of the appointment.

The University of St. Gallen is committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. We explicitly encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Caspar Hirschi, Chair of the Appointments Committee ([email protected]).

Applications should include a cover letter and the usual supporting documents (CV, list of publications, research statement, teaching evaluations and teaching statement). They should be submitted online via http://www.unisg.ch/professorships at the latest by 10 October 2022.

Research presentations and interviews are expected to take place in calendar week 50.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://facultyrecruiting.unisg.ch/positiondetails...
Hard deadline October 10, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Time created September 8, 2022, 2:28pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 10, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Last updated September 9, 2022, 8:45am UTC
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