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PhD student position in "The Mind and the Self", Lausanne (Switzerland)

Within the Research Module "The Mind and the Self", directed by Prof. A. Schniewind (Lausanne) and Prof. A. de Libera (Geneva), the Department of Philosophy of Lausanne offers one PhD position at the University of Lausanne /Switzerland starting date preferably 1st September 2009, for a duration of three years.

The successful candidate should

  • have a master in philosophy
  • have a training in ancient or medieval philosophy and have good knowledge of Ancient Greek or Latin
  • have an active interest in Classical Philosophy of Mind and be willing to write his/her PhD in that subject area. The PhD should be completed within the three years of the PhD position under the cosupervi sion of prof. A. Schniewind and prof. A. de Libera.
  • be familiar with analytic philosophy
  • be fluent in English; fluent French would be an advantage.

The Research Module « The Mind and the Self » is part of the Swiss National Science Foundation doctoral programme (Pro*Doc) « Mind, Normativity, Self and Properties ». The PhD candidate will have to take part in the training programme of that Pro*Doc (http://www.philosophie.ch/prodoc-romand). Applications with a Curriculum Vitae, a copy of the master thesis, a letter of motivation and two reference letters shall be sent until 15th April 2009 to:

Prof. Alexandrine Schniewind
Section de philosophie de l'Université de Lausanne
Anthropole, Bureau 4075
CH-1015 Lausanne / Suisse
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