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Assistant Professor (80%, 4y) in Philosophical Logic

Publicatiedatum
9 september 2013
Opleidingsniveau
Gepromoveerd
Salarisindicatie
€3,259 to €5,070 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week
Sluitingsdatum
15 oktober 2013
Functieomvang
30,4 hours per week
Vacaturenummer
13-288

The Faculty of Humanities offers assistant professors the opportunity to collaborate with leading researchers at research institutes that - partly as a result of their multidisciplinary approach - are world-renowned. Moreover, you will be teaching in a dynamic context in which new educational methods are being developed.

Job description

The Faculty of Humanities, Department of Philosophy, is looking for an Assistant Professor in Philosophical Logic. The ideal candidate for this position will have a broad philosophical background, outlook and interests and solid experience with teaching logic to philosophy undergraduates.

We welcome applications from candidates with research expertise in e.g. philosophy of logic, philosophy of language and semantics, metaphysics, or the history of any of these fields, as well as interests in the interplay of logic with other research areas (including the philosophy of science and cognitive science). The research of the candidate will be embedded in the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), and must fit its research profile.

The selected candidate is expected to give the Bachelor course Logical Analysis ('Logische Analyse') and the thesis course for BA students specializing in logic in the Summer semester of 2014. Starting from the Academic Year 2015-16 s(he) is also expected to (co-)teach introductory courses for the Bachelor in Philosophy.

Requirements

  • Relevant PhD degree;
  • broad philosophical background;
  • solid experience with teaching logic to philosophy undergraduates;
  • research expertise in e.g. philosophy of logic, philosophy of language and semantics, metaphysics, or the history of any of these fields; interests in the interplay of logic with other research areas;
  • reliable team worker;
  • a thorough command of Dutch and English. If the candidate's native language is not Dutch, he/she must learn it within 1,5 years.

Further information

Appointment

The appointment will be on a temporary basis for a period of four years (following a period of initial evaluation of 1 year, the appointment might be continued for another 3 years). The gross monthly salary will range from €3,259 (scale 11) to €5,070 (scale 12), based on a full-time appointment (38 hours a week).

Job application

Applications including a detailed curriculum vitae should be sent prior to 16 October to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof. Dr. F.P.I.M. van Vree. You can submit your application electronically to solliciteren2013-FGW@uva.nl or by clicking ~Apply Now~. Please state the vacancy number in the subject field.

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