[MaFLa] Fwd: [SPSP-members] JOB: Junior Professor in Philosophy of Physics at Wuppertal University
Laszlo E. Szabo
laszlo.e.szabo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 16:02:58 CEST 2016
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Subject: [SPSP-members] JOB: Junior Professor in Philosophy of Physics at
Date: Friday, April 22, 2016, 11:46:12
From: Gregor Schiemann <schiemann at uni-wuppertal.de>
To: spsp-members at philosophy-science-practice.org
The interdisciplinary Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and
Technology Studies (IZWT)
at Wuppertal University
invites applications for a
JUNIOR PROFESSOR IN PHILOSOPHY
WITH A SPECIALIZATION IN PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICS
starting Oct 1, 2016 (or earlier) This professorship should strengthen
the new interdisciplinary Research Unit "The Epistemology of the Large
Hadron Collider" (http://www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de),
funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The Junior Professor
is expected to work, in close collaboration with the Research Unit, on
philosophical problems of the physics and research practice at the
Large Hadron Collider (LHC). In particular it is expected that she/he
cooperates with the participating physicists and integrates her/his
research work into an international environment. Acquisition of
further third – party funding is welcomed.
The Junior Professor should contribute to the Bachelor and Master
programs in Philosophy by further developing the respective curricula
and by teaching courses in philosophy of science broadly conceived. It
is expected that the candidate assumes the usual administrative
duties. A high standard of teaching is mandatory.
An excellent PhD in philosophy, preferably no more than five years
ago, and further significant philosophical publications are required.
An additional study of physics and knowledge of particle physics are
an asset. The candidate should be able and willing to participate in
the research of an interdisciplinary, diverse, and multi-local
Research Unit. The applicant must have worked in philosophy outside of
the Bergische Universität for at least two years.
Appointment to the professorship will initially be for three years,
which after a successful review, can be extended for an additional
three years. The salary is commensurate to W1 BBesG (according to § 36
Applications referring to Job opening P16002 should include a c.v.,
copies of diploma, a list of publications and presentations, possibly
teaching experience and names and addresses of three referees.
Applications should be submitted electronically to Univ.-Prof. Dr.
lhc.epistemology at uni-wuppertal.de
The University is working towards increasing the role of women in
leading positions. Women will be preferentially employed if their
qualification and records of research are equal to other candidates.
This does not affect the preferential employment of handicapped
persons if their qualification is equal.
APPLICATIONS SHOULD ARRIVE NO LATER THAN MAY 20, 2016.
L a s z l o E. S z a b o
Professor of Philosophy
DEPARTMENT OF LOGIC, INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY
EOTVOS UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST
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