Call for Applications / CfA: PhD position in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Bielefeld University Deadline: July 5th, 2023

Job: PhD position (3 years) in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences at Bielefeld University, Germany (deadline: July 5th, 2023)

The Faculty of History, Philosophy und Theology, Department of Philosophy (research group philosophy of science, Prof. Dr. Marie I. Kaiser/Prof. Dr. Lara Keuck/Jun.-Prof. Dr. Alkistis Elliott-Graves), has the following job opening: PhD position in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences

Your tasks

– conduct independent research in the philosophy of the life sciences and in related areas (65 %)- teaching at Bachelor and/or Master level in philosophy and/or in the Master’s program “Interdisciplinary Studies of Science”; 2-3 courses per year, in German or English (25 %)- actively participate in the meetings and events of the philosophy of science group and the Department of Philosophy (5 %)- organizational tasks that are part of the self-administration of the university (5 %)
Employment is conductive to scientific qualification (PhD).
We offer– salary according to Remuneration level 13 TV-L- fixed-term (3 years) (§ 2 (1) sentence 2 of the WissZeitVG; in accordance with the provisions of the WissZeitVG and the Agreement on Satisfactory Conditions of Employment, the length of contract may differ in individual cases)- part-time 65%- internal and external training opportunities- amount of health, consulting and prevention service- reconcilability of family and working life For more information about our expectations, documents required for application and the online form for application please have a look at the following website:



application deadline: July, 5th, 2023


Prof. Dr. Marie I. Kaiser