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The Faculty of Philosophy is looking for an Assistant Professor with expertise in philosophy of science and/or social epistemology. The position is in the Department of Theoretical Philosophy and includes research (40%) as well ...
The Faculty of Philosophy is looking for an Assistant Professor with expertise in philosophy of science and/or social epistemology. The position is in the Department of Theoretical Philosophy and includes research (40%) as well as teaching and administrative tasks (60%). We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong affinity with science and technology studies, the social organization of science, and/or the science-policy interface. Ideally the research of the candidate can complement and strengthen the existing research profile of the Department of Theoretical Philosophy, and contribute to the lively intellectual life of the faculty as a whole. The candidate will be expected to teach in the philosophy programme on both BA and MA level, including the MA programme on Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Additionally the candidate may be asked to provide philosophy of science courses to programmes outside the Faculty of Philosophy, in the natural, life, and social sciences. For information about the Faculty and the department and its members, see www.rug.nl/filosofie/organization/theoretical/
- PhD in philosophy or related field
- strong record of teaching
- a strong publication record
- an excellent command of English, both in writing and in speaking; knowledge of Dutch is not required but working knowledge of it is expected after three years
- intellectual drive, enthusiasm and open-mindedness
- international network or record of international collaboration.
Faculty of Philosophy
Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative centre of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 30,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Belonging to the best research universities in Europe and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.
The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Groningen is a vibrant, international community of excellent researchers and teachers. It consistently receives the highest evaluations both for research and for teaching among philosophy departments in The Netherlands. The Faculty has three departments: History of Philosophy, Theoretical Philosophy, and Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy.