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6-year postdoctoral position (EXPIRED)

Institute of Philosophy and Scientific Method, Johannes Kepler University of Linz

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of science or philosophy of the social sciences or philosophy of economics or philosophy of medicine
AOS categories Decision Theory
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Physics
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 23700-2024-000636
Location Linz, Upper Austria, Austria
Start date As soon as possible (but by March 1, 2025 at the latest)
Job description
Job Duties:
  • Conduct independent research in any area of philosophy and science
  • Develop, manage and execute independent and collaborative research projects
  • Publish high-quality research at an internationally outstanding level
  • Generate research income
  • Demonstrate impact through research (e.g. informing practitioners/policy makers, promote research through public engagement or the media, develop impact case studies)
  • Assume academic leadership responsibilities (e.g. in research, teaching and internationalisation)
  • Develop, manage and teach university-level classes in philosophy in German and English
  • Co-supervise Bachelor’s and Master’s thesis
  • Provide outstanding, quality education to enhance the student experience
  • Participate in the institute’s administrative tasks
Your Qualifications:
  • The successful candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree in Philosophy of Science
  • Possess a strong interest in rigorously pursuing philosophical research into the interrelations between science (including, but not limited to, the social sciences) and society
  • Experience in academic research in philosophy of science
  • Track record of publications in the institute’s core research areas: e.g. general philosophy of science, philosophy of social science, philosophy of economics, philosophy of medicine, foundations of statistics, history of economic thought, objective, causality, evidence
  • Command of German sufficient for teaching in German language study programs (Level C1) -- THIS IS A NON-NEGOTIABLE REQUIREMENT
  • Excellent command of English (level B2+)
  • Teaching experience in the Higher Education sector with a focus on philosophy, especially philosophy of science
  • Desirable: Track record in generating research income
  • Desirable: experience in developing, managing and executing research projects
  • Expertise and professional experience in managing international staff and external (project)partners
What We Offer:
  • On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is € 4,752.30 gross per month (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
  • Stable employer
  • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
  • Attractive continual educational opportunities
  • State-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • Dynamic research environment
  • Broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
  • Exercise and sports classes (USI)
  • …and much more
How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://karriere.jku.at/engage/jobexchange/renderA...
Email to apply
Hard deadline June 26, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://karriere.jku.at/engage/jobexchange/showJob...
Contact name Prof. Julian Reiss
Contact email
Contact phone +4373224683680
Time created June 11, 2024, 4:13pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 26, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Expired on June 28, 2024, 12:46am CET
Last updated June 27, 2024, 10:46pm UTC
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