Full Professor of General Philosophy

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University of Neuchâtel
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Job description: The successful candidate will teach various courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences. The teaching commitment amounts to 7 periods of 45 minutes per week each semester. She/he will conduct high-level international research in philosophy and supervise Master’s and PhD theses.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a doctorate in philosophy and have strong teaching skills. Courses will be taught in French. Non-French speakers are expected to teach in French after a two-year period.

Institute: The professor will belong to the Institute of Philosophy at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences.

Administration: Participation to the administration of the Institute of Philosophy, of the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences and to others tasks at the level of the faculty.

Assistant: A full-time assistant can be hired by the successful candidate.

Secretary: Access to secretary services.

Appointment: The successful candidate is initially appointed for a period of four years, which may eventually be extended by two years. After this time, the confirmation of the nomination for an indeterminate time can be obtained on the basis of an evaluation. The full professor is further subjected to an evaluation procedure every six years during his career.

Salary : See website UniNE, https://www.unine.ch/rh.

Starting date: August 1st, 2018, or upon agreement.

Application : The applications should be uploaded onto www.unine.ch/candis (ref. FLSH-PhiloGén) in the form of a single pdf file including a motivation letter, a detailed CV, a list of publications, copies of diplomas, and a list of experts able to assess the competence of the candidate. The candidate is also invited to present a statement (three pages max.) of teaching and research interests, his/her scientific vision in the domain and projects that he/she anticipates developing in Neuchâtel. Please do not send publications; candidates who are successful in the first round will be asked to provide writing samples.

Information: Further information may be obtained by contacting the Head of the Hiring Committee prof. D. Schulthess (daniel [dot] schulthess [__at__] unine [dot] ch) or the Dean of the Faculty , (doyen [dot] lettres [__at__] unine [dot] ch), as well as by visiting the Faculty website at www.unine.ch/philo.

The University of Neuchâtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline for Applications: 
December 15, 2017
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