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Assistant in Ancient Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, University of Geneva

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS Ancient Philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Language
Logic
Philosophy of Science
AOC Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Logic, Epistemology
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Logic
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Remote work
Organization based in Rue de Candolle, 2, Genève, Genève, Switzerland
Start date 1 September 2017
Job description

The position is offered, in the first instance, for a 2 year period, which can be extended by 2 more years and then by one more year (for a total of 5 years).

During this period, the successful candidate is expected to complete a PhD dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Paolo Crivelli. Candidates should *not* already have a PhD at the moment of application.

The assistant will contribute to the teaching in French at BA level, in particular by running a class where students write essays or produce other written worked to be marked. This will amount to 2 hours of teaching per week with correction of written work by the students. The successful applicant is also expected to take care of communications between stedents and staff and to contribute to some administrative tasks in the Department.

Knowledge of French will be an important component in the evaluation of applications, though applications where the candidate does not yet know the language but commits him- or herself to learning it will be given due consideration.

During the first year, the salary will be of CHF 46’247 per year. By the fifth year, it will amount to CHF 78'528 per year.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
The candidate should provide: 1) A covering letter 2) A CV with a scanned copy of their MA degree 3) A description of their research project 4) The email addresses of 2 referees
Email to apply
Hard deadline April 30, 2017, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/accueil/
Contact name Paolo Crivelli
Contact email
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Time created March 20, 2017, 8:10am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 30, 2017, 11:59pm CET
Last updated March 20, 2017, 8:10am EST
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The University of Geneva is in Switzerland and is not bound to follow the timetable of US institutions.

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