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Assistant Professor in Philosophy

School of Philosophy, National Research University Higher School of Economics

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Start date September 2018
Job description

The School of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Philosophy. Areas of competence are not restricted but a preference will be given to candidates with good expertise in History of Philosophy. Knowledge of Russian is not required as teaching and research are both conducted in English.

About HSE

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian researchuniversity. Over the past twenty years, the HSE has become one of Russia's largest universities in the fields of economics, social sciences and humanities, and has earned the reputation of a national leader in higher education. One of its unique features has been its direct involvement in socioeconomic reforms in Russia, which has allowed HSE to develop as a “project and research university” where education, fundamental and applied research, and "think tank" activities are combined for the comprehensive development of society. Committed to high-quality research, HSE now has a considerable number of international research laboratories, led by eminent professors from all over the world; more such laboratories were opened in 2016.

Requirements

Candidates must hold a recent Ph.D. in any field of philosophy, or to be in receipt of the PhD before the starting date of the contract. The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University. The appointments will be made for three years in the first instance, starting in September 2018, with reviews of teaching and research during the third year.

Benefits

The salary is competitive, indexed to inflation annually, and subject to a 13% flat income tax. The university offers health insurance (free of charge), language assistance, and other social benefits; travel support and other research assistance are generous. Since we have heavy emphasis placed on high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is relatively low and service is minimal.

More information about the university is available at the www.hse.ru/en, http://phil.hse.ru/en/ and www.iri.hse.ru

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest, a recent research paper via online application form. Please also arrange for at least 2 letters of reference to be sent directly to iri@hse.ru. The deadline for accepting application materials is January 10, 2018. Late applications can be also considered if the position is not filled.
Web address to apply https://www.hse.ru/expresspolls/poll/210396847.htm...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: January 10, 2018, 12:00am MSK
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://iri.hse.ru
Contact name Valentina Kuskova
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date June 3, 2018, 5:56am MSK
Last updated November 16, 2017, 3:22pm EST
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