Wuppertal: Research Associate

At the Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Studies: Normative and historical foundations (IZWT) of the University of Wuppertal at the earliest date possible the position of a

Research Fellow (E 13 TV-L) (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, E 13 TV-L)
non tenure-track
for the duration of 3 years with prospect of renewal.

AOS: Philosophy of Science
AOC: Open

Professional and personal requirements:
PhD in philosophy, interest and experiences in interdisciplinary cooperation with history of science and technology as well as with the sciences. An interest in philosophical problems of scientific knowledge is expected. Participation in the existing research cooperation with the institute of physics is desirable. The ability to teach a broad variety in philosophy and to support the teaching of the annual logic course is required.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Cooperation in the IZWT. Participation in the administrative tasks of the institute of philosophy (Faculty A (Humanities)) that have to be solved cooperatively. Teaching in philosophy and research in the philosophy of science.

The option of further qualification (“Habilitation” or equivalent) for an academic career is possible.

Reference number: 15028
Applications with the usual documents (cover letter, CV, copies of certificates), quoting the reference number should be sent to

Prof. Dr. Gregor Schiemann
Fachbereich A
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
42097 Wuppertal
Germany

or to iz1@uni-wuppertal.de

For informal inquiries contact schiemann@uni-wuppertal.de.

In those areas in which women are underrepresented they will be considered preferentially according to the regulations of the “Landesgleichstellungsgesetz” if their abilities, aptitude and professional performance are equal with those of the fellow applicants unless reasons concerning the person of a fellow applicant are predominant. In case of equal qualification, applications of severely disabled persons or persons that are regarded as being on a par with severely disabled persons according to paragraph 2 Abs. 3 SGB IX will be considered preferentially.

Deadline for applications: 27 March 2015

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