CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The University of Regensburg is seeking applications for a
Postdoctoral Position in Philosophy
at the Chair of Theoretical Philosophy. This full-time position (tariff TV-L 13) is intended to start from April 1, 2015, but a later starting date is also possible.
The position will be devoted to the topic “Reasoning with conditionals in a qualitative cognitive framework” and is part of a three-year project of the same title funded by the DFG. The text of the project proposal can be
The appointee will be expected to conduct philosophical research and participate in the organisation of the project. The ideal candidate:
- has completed or is about complete his or her PhD in philosophy or a related field,
- takes a keen interest in conditionals, and
- has not only a thorough education in logic and/or philosophy, but also substantial competences in the methods used in psychology or cognitive science.
The work program of the project may be adapted moderately to the candidate’s competences. A close co-operation with the DFG Special Priority Program “New Frameworks of Rationality” (SPP 1516) and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) is intended.
The University of Regensburg aims at raising the percentage of women among its academic personnel and particularly encourages female researchers to apply. Furthermore, given equal qualification, preference will be given to severely physically challenged individuals.
Applications (including a CV, a cover letter describing how the project fits the applicant’s academic history and research interests, certificates, a list of publications and of taught courses, and a writing sample) must be submitted either by email (preferred) or by ordinary mail to
Prof. Dr. Hans Rott
University of Regensburg
Department of Philosophy
no later than February 8, 2015.
Additionally, the candidates are requested to have two confidential letters of reference sent directly to the address above (email preferred).
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