Postdoc position (‘wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin’, comparable to an assistant professorship)

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Duisburg-Essen University
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The Institute for Philosophy at the University of Duisburg-Essen invites applications for a postdoctoral position (‘wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin’, comparable to an assistant professorship).

Job description: You will be required to develop and submit to the German Research Foundation a proposal for the funding of a research project. The project should be in one of the following areas: action theory, theory of self-control, theory of emotions, philosophical psychology. During term, your teaching duties will comprise 3 x 45 minutes per week.

Your profile: Candidates should have both a BA and a very good PhD in philosophy, and excellent command of the English language. A further prerequisite for consideration is detailed knowledge of the philosophical field within which the project will be situated and a preliminary outline of the project. Familiarity with relevant work in empirical psychology would be desirable, as would publications in refereed journals and experience in the writing of research proposals.

Starting date: 1st October 2017

Contract duration: 18 months

Position type: 75%; salary bracket 13 TV-L. The precise salary will depend on your previous academic employment.

Application deadline: 28.8.2017

How to apply: Please send a CV, a list of courses taught, a short preliminary outline of the project, lists of publications and courses taught, copies of your transcripts and degree certificates, and a writing sample (all in one PDF) by email to helga [dot] bachert [__at__] uni-due [dot] de. Please mention the reference number 380-17 in the mail’s subject line. If you have any questions about the position, contact Neil Roughley (neil [dot] roughley [__at__] uni-due [dot] de).

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Deadline for Applications: 
August 28, 2017
helga [dot] bachert [__at__] uni-due [dot] de
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