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PhD student position in theoretical philosophy, Salzburg (Austria)

Deadline: Wednesday 5 June 2019

The Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences at the University of Salzburg seeks applications for a doctoral fellowship in theoretical philosophy. The appointment is for four years, and the starting date is 1 October 2019. Applicants must have earned a Masters degree in philosophy by the start of the appointment. The primary responsibility of the appointee will be to complete a doctoral dissertation under the supervision of Professor Christopher Gauker.

Applicants should expect to work out the precise topic of the dissertation in consultation with Professor Gauker. The topic of the dissertation should lie within the area of theoretical philosophy (philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophical logic, and the history of these subjects). Prof. Gauker is especially interested in formally-oriented philosophy of language and empirically-oriented philosophy of mind. The appointee is also expected to teach two hours (one course) per semester from the third year onwards and to assist in administration.

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