Professor (m/f/d) (W3) of the History of Philosophy with Special Focus on Early Modern Philosophy

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University of Technology Nuremberg
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We are innovating university! Interdisciplinary, international, and digital – these are pillars of the University of Technology Nuremberg. We interlink engineering, humanities, and sciences. The University focuses on interdisciplinary studies, digital learning, and cutting-edge research. We will enroll up to 6,000 students on a campus that combines research, learning, and living. The project is one of the most important higher education projects of the Free State of Bavaria, Germany.

The University of Technology Nuremberg is looking to fill, at the earliest possible date, a position as a Professor (m/f/d) (W3) of the History of Philosophy with Special Focus on Early Modern Philosophy at the Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Your tasks: You represent the subject history of philosophy with a focus on Early Modern Philosophy in research and teaching and you have a focus in Epistemology.

Your profile: Excellent research achievements in the field of Early Modern Philosophy, especially with focus on epistemology of the Early Modern Period, demonstrated by relevant publications and conference contributions, are expected. The application of philological research methods is welcomed. In your application and in the selection process, you should demonstrate the relevance of your work for interdisciplinary dialog with other disciplines and your willingness to participate in the Department's research area “Human and Artificial Intelligence”.

Interested? Please refer to the reference number PF-2024-02 in your application. Please apply by 19.07.2024 in English and with all relevant application documents (letter of motivation, CV including externally funded projects and awards, list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, high school and relevant university diplomas (e.g. degree certificates, doctoral certificate (if applicable) etc.), four publications most relevant to your research profile) exclusively via our application portal:

Questions? If you have any administrative questions please contact the Appointments Team, appointments [__at__] utn [dot] de.
If you have questions regarding the profile of the position, contact the Founding Chair of the Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Prof. Dr. Gyburg Uhlmann, gyburg [dot] uhlmann [__at__] utn [dot] de.

Deadline for Applications: 
July 19, 2024
appointments [__at__] utn [dot] de
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