|The Department for Philosophy and Religious Studies at Utrecht University is looking for an Assistant Professor in the field of Theoretical Philosophy, with a broad teaching competence in Theoretical Philosophy.
This position includes both teaching (70%) and research in this field (30%). The position is part of the group for Theoretical Philosophy within the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. Together with Linguistics, Experimental Psychology and Information and Computer Sciences the group is responsible for teaching in Artificial Intelligence. Together with the group for History of Philosophy and the Ethics Institute, this group is responsible for the Department’s research and teaching in Philosophy. The group for Theoretical Philosophy has research foci in Metaphilosophy, Epistemology, Foundations of Mathematics, Mathematical Logic, Logic for AI, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, and in Philosophy of Language.
We are looking for a colleague who can substantially contribute to research and teaching of the Theoretical Philosophy group. In research, the specific research accentuation will depend on the candidate’s expertise. Close cooperation with the Utrecht AI community, the “strategic themes” or the “focus areas” of Utrecht University as well as cooperation with the other groups within the Department is desired.
As regards teaching, the Assistant Professor will teach on both BA- and MA-level, supervise theses, is capable of managing large courses and is available for administrative tasks concerning teaching, such as the development of teaching curricula or participation in the relevant committees. The candidate is in particular expected to contribute to the group’s teaching in Modal Logic, Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, Critical Thinking, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Language/Logic. The candidate is also expected to be available for other administrative tasks in the Department and/or Faculty.
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|We offer a temporary position for the period of four years for 1.0 FTE. The intended starting date is 1 August 2019. Depending on qualifications and experience of the candidate, the starting salary will range between €2,709 and €4,978 (scale 10/11 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) gross per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8 % and a year-end bonus of 8.3 % per year. We offer a pension scheme, (partly paid) parental leave, collective insurance schemes and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). More information is available at: working at Utrecht University.|
|For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. D. Cohnitz, email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Applications should include: