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Research Associate ("Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter") (EXPIRED)

Institute of Philosophy, University of Hamburg

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Moral and Political Philosophy, PPE, Philosophy & Economics, Public Policy
AOS categories Decision Theory
Ethics
Normative Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Philosophy of Economics, Philosophy of Social Sciences, Social Choice Theory, Game Theory
AOC categories Decision Theory
Ethics
Normative Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 27-10-17-398
Location Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Start date 01 January 2018 at the earliest
Job description

Universita╠łt Hamburg invites applications for a Research Associate (Postdoc) in accordance with Section 28 subsection 2 of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG). The position commences on 01.01.2018 at the earliest.

It is remunerated at the salary level TV-L 13. Providing that a position is available and that requirements have been fulfilled, the associate may apply for temporary civil servant status in accordance with Section 28 subsection 2 HmbHG.

The position is full-time and comprises 39 hours per week (40 for civil servants).

The fixed-term nature of this contract is based upon Section 2 of the Academic Fixed-Term Labor Contract Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The initial fixed term is three years. The contract provides for a maximum extension of up to three years depending on the associate's achievements during the first stage.

The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in accordance with the Hamburg Equality Act (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG).

Responsibilities:
Duties include research and teaching in the respective department or institute. Research associates can also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications as well as acquire teaching experience. These duties are intended to promote academic achievement. Therefore, at least one-third of set working hours will be made available for the associate's own academic work.

Specific Duties:
The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda at the intersection of practical philosophy and economics that fits profile of the newly established Professor for Practical Philosophy to which this position is attached (power, freedom, and responsibility; decision- and game theory; public policy). You will be expected to assist in the general teaching, supervisory, and administrative duties of the Professorship. This includes a research and teaching contribution to the interfaculty MSc Programme in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PEP), engagement in third-party funding applications, the organization of international and interdisciplinary work- shops and conferences etc. Your teaching load is 5 contact hours per week (2 or 3 courses per semester).
 
Requirements:
A university degree in a relevant subject plus doctorate.
Applicants should have a track-record in research at the intersection of philosophy and economics or political science and philosophy either in the form of their doctoral thesis or additional publications. Of particular interst are applicants who have a strong background in economics or decision- and game theory.

Severely disabled applicants will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Matthew Braham or consult our website at https://www.philosophie.uni-hamburg.de/philosophisches-seminar/personen/braham- matthew.html.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s). The application deadline is 27.10.2017.
Web address to apply https://www.uni-hamburg.de/uhh/stellenangebote/wis...
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 27, 2017, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.philosophie.uni-hamburg.de/en/philosop...
Contact name Prof. Matthew Braham
Contact email
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Time created October 3, 2017, 5:03pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 27, 2017, 11:59pm CET
Expired on December 29, 2017, 12:46am CET
Last updated February 27, 2018, 3:00pm EST
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