CfA: University Professor for Philosophy (Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Deadline: November 16, 2018)

Submitted by Michael Kreisel (Bergische Universität Wuppertal).

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Research (IZWT)

is seeking a

University Professor for Philosophy

Pay scale group: W 2 State Remuneration Act (LBesG) NRW (pursuant to section 36 Higher Education Act (HG) NRW)

to start on 01.04.2020 or earlier.

The professorship is located in the field of Philosophy and autonomously covers the entire systematic and historic breadth of the subject.

The position focuses on the philosophy of science and logic. The holder of this position is expected to have a double qualification in this field and to be able to develop the existing research and teaching profile for the philosophy of the exact sciences or the philosophy of mathematics in a competent manner. The teaching duties associated with the professorship include the provision of a compulsory introduction to logic for students.

The tasks associated with the professorship include active engagement in the IZWT, in particular the ability to combine philosophical, historical, and sociological perspectives in science and technology studies. The successful applicant is expected to integrate into the existing DFG research group “The Epistemology of the Large Hadron Collider”.

Assistance with academic self-administration is seen as a matter of course.

The University of Wuppertal sees the equality of men and women as an important task to which the future holder of this position will be expected to contribute.

Requirements for employment

In addition to pedagogical competence, the applicant is expected to have special aptitude for academic work. His/her academic achievements since obtaining a doctorate will testify to this. If the applicant has not yet held a professorship, equivalent achievements are provided as part of a junior professorship; they can also be provided as part of a habilitation or a research position at a university or non-university research institution or as part of a research activity in business, administration, or another social field in Germany or abroad.

Reference number: P18007

Applications must include a CV, copies of diplomas, a publications list and, if applicable, a list of classes given to date, and be sent to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerrit Walther, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 42097 Wuppertal, mentioning the reference number P18007.

Applications sent electronically cannot be considered.

Applications from women are expressly desired. Women will be given preferential consideration in accordance with the NRW Equal Opportunities Act unless there are grounds in the person of another applicant that take precedence. This does not affect the rights of severely handicapped persons to be given preferential consideration if they are equally suitable.

Application deadline: 16.11.2018

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