Jobs in Philosophy in Europe

Georg-August-University Goettingen, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development as well as Goettingen Graduate School of Social Sciences, Germany,
Post date: December 1, 2009
20 study places and within this 10 Lichtenberg PhD scholarships for the PhD programe "Biodiversity and Society" at Goettingen University, Germany
Deadline: January 15, 2010

The Land of Lower Saxony sponsors excellent young PhD students in the course of their work
towards a doctoral degree. These funds support the PhD programme “Biodiversity and Society –
social dimensions of the protection and use of biological diversity” directed by the Göttingen
Graduate School for Social Sciences (GGG), which will begin in April 2010 under the auspices of
Prof. Dr. Rainer Marggraf from the Department for Agricultural Economics and Rural
Development. Additionally, the programme is generously endowed with Lichtenberg scholarships
(1.365 Euro per month plus 135 Euro material costs and if applicable allowances for families or
studies abroad) for three years per scholar.
In the PhD course, researchers from the following areas cooperate with the objective of developing
an interdisciplinary perspective on protecting and sustainably using biological diversity:
Agricultural Sciences (Environmental and Resource Economics, Agro-Ecology, Rural
Management, Crop Sciences), Economic Sciences (Environmental and Institutional Economics,
Production and Logistics), Social Sciences (cooperative behaviour of economic, state and social
actors), Biology (Didactics of biology, Social and Communication Psychology), Legal Studies
(International Business and Environmental Law) as well as Philosophy (Applied Philosophy and
Ethical Studies).
For further information on the core topic areas as well as on the participating scientists and scholars
please go to You can also find information on
the documents required there.
Application is asked to be send until 15. January 2010.
Please send the application in one single file (pdf) to: eschroe1 [__at__] gwdg [dot] de
For further information please contact Elke Schröder (0049 (0) 551 39-5537) and go to

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Philosophy,
United Kingdom
Post date: November 18, 2009
Three-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy
Deadline: January 8, 2010

Logic and Scientific Method and Forum for European Philosophy

1 September 2010 to 31 August 2013

Salary: £31,711 to £38,391 per annum inclusive (pay award pending)

You will work half-time for the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and half-time for the Forum for European Philosophy, assisting the Director.

In the former role, you will teach and conduct research in the Department. In the latter role, you will be responsible for promoting the Forum's vision of philosophy as a meeting place for different disciplines, through the organisation of public events and the initiation and pursuit of interdisciplinary research projects.

You should have a PhD by the time of appointment and a record of excellence in teaching and research in philosophy, as well as an aptitude for event organisation. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in philosophy of psychology, biology, social sciences and/or cognitive sciences.

Full application details can be obtained at If you cannot download the forms, email hr [dot] recruit [dot] lec [__at__] lse [dot] ac [dot] uk or call 020 7955 7859 quoting reference TF/09/01.

For more information, please contact Professor Luc Bovens at l [dot] bovens [__at__] lse [dot] ac [dot] uk.

Applications must be received by 5:30pm on 8 January 2010. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

University of St Andrews,
St Andrews,
United Kingdom
Post date: November 9, 2009
Lectureship, School of Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies
Deadline: December 1, 2009

Salary: £36,532 - £44,930 pa

We welcome applications from candidates working in any area of philosophy, including the history of philosophy. You will have or be about to complete a PhD in a relevant area and be able to provide evidence of outstanding research potential. The role includes teaching, supervision and examining on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, and candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. The role also includes undertaking administrative duties as assigned by the Head of Department and/or School.

This lectureship will be available from 1 September 2010.

Informal enquiries to Professor Tim Mulgan, Head of Philosophy, via email (tpm6 [__at__] st-andrews [dot] ac [dot] uk). Please quote ref: JC064/09

Application forms and further particulars are available from Human Resources, University of St Andrews, The Old Burgh School, Abbey Walk, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9LB, (tel: 01334 462571, by fax 01334 462570 or by e-mail Jobline [__at__] st-andrews [dot] ac [dot] uk. The advertisement, further particulars and a downloadable application form can be found at

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.