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Junior Professorship (W1, non-tenure track)

Department of Philosophy, University of Cologne

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Kant & German Idealism
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
AOC Epistemology
AOC categories Epistemology
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Start date October 2017, April 2018 or October 2018
Job description

The position is affiliated with the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT), co-sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in philosophy and a proven record of excellence in teaching and research in Kant and German Idealism. S/he will also be a specialist in epistemology, broadly conceived. The successful candidate will have experience in international, collaborative research and in obtaining and administering grant funding. S/he will be expected to work closely with CONCEPT across all areas of activity (teaching, research, and service).

In the third year after the appointment there will be an interim evaluation. On the basis of this evaluation, the contract may be renewed for three more years. The teaching load is four semester hours (i.e., two 90-minute courses per semester) in the first qualification phase and five semester hours in the second qualification phase. At the end of the six-year term, the appointee may be offered to undergo another assessment. The outcome of this assessment determines whether the appointee is offered a permanent non-professorial teaching position.

Applicants will be hired in concordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia.The University of Cologne supports diversity, the multiplicity of perspectives, and equal opportunities. The University of Cologne particularly encourages applications from disabled persons. Disabled persons are given preference in case of equal qualification. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferential treatment is given to women if their professional qualifications and abilities are equivalent to those of other applicants.

To apply, submit the following documents: CV, copies of your degree certificates, three writing samples (including your dissertation), as well as a document outlining your past and future teaching and research plans. Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file and send to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities via Berufung-W1-Phil-Kant@uni-koeln.de by March 31, 2017.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline March 31, 2017, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://www.stellenwerk-koeln.de/sites/default/fil...
Contact name Sven Bernecker
Contact email
Contact phone +49 (0)221 4703177
Time created February 17, 2017, 7:54am EST
Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2017, 11:59pm CET
Last updated February 17, 2017, 7:54am EST
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