Positions at Hannover

There are two positions at the University of Hannover associated with the chair of Mathias Frisch, who will start there next summer semester. One position is a postdoc, and the other is a research assistant, and both are preferably in philosophy of physics or in philosophy of climate science. Here is the ad for the research assistant (postdoc below):

The Institute of Philosophy invites applications for a position as an
Research Assistant (Salary Scale 13 TV-L)

To be appointed 1 February 2016. The initial appointment is for three years, renewable for up to two additional years.

Responsibilities and duties

Responsibilities and duties include research, teaching (2 classes per semester), and service.

Employment conditions

To qualify for the position, applicants must have a PhD (or close to completion) in philosophy. Area of specialization: Philosophy of Science, with special interest in the philosophy of physics or the philosophy of climate science.

The position is attached to the Chair for Theoretical Philosophy, especially Philosophy of Science (Professor Mathias Frisch).

The Institute of Philosophy at Leibniz Universität Hannover has recently been awarded a multi-year grant for a Graduiertenkolleg (a research training group) “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research”. Active participation in the group is desirable.

Part-time employment can be arranged on request.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover intends to promote women in the context of statutory requirements. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply.

Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preferential treatment.

Please send your application (cover letter, CV, and a writing sample) to e-mail by 01. December 2015 to

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Philosophie
Im Moore 21
30167 Hannover
E-Mail: gueliz.erdem@philos.uni-hannover.de

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Mathias Frisch (mathias.frisch@gmail.com).

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Here is the postdoc:

The Institute of Philosophy invites applications for a position as a
Postdoctoral Fellow (Salary Scale 13 TV-L)

To be appointed 1 February 2016. The position is limited to three years.

Responsibilities and duties

Responsibilities and duties include research, teaching (2 classes per semester), and service.

Employment conditions

To qualify for the position, applicants must have a PhD (or close to completion) in philosophy. Area of specialization: Philosophy of Science, with special interest in the philosophy of physics or the philosophy of climate science.

The position is attached to the Chair for Theoretical Philosophy, especially Philosophy of Science (Professor Mathias Frisch).

The Institute of Philosophy at Leibniz Universität Hannover has recently been awarded a multi-year grant for a Graduiertenkolleg (a research training group) “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research”. Active participation in the group is desirable.

Part-time employment can be arranged on request.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover intends to promote women in the context of statutory requirements. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply.

Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preferential treatment.

Please send your application (cover letter, CV, and a writing sample) to e-mail by 01. December 2015 to gueliz.erdem@philos.uni-hannover.de

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Philosophie
Im Moore 21
30167 Hannover
E-Mail: gueliz.erdem@philos.uni-hannover.de

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Mathias Frisch (mathias.frisch@gmail.com).

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