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The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tübingen invites applications for the position of assistant/associate professor (W 1) of Philosophy.

The position is due to commence on October 1st, 2018.

The holder of the position‘s / the successful candidate‘s responsibilities will include the organization and teaching of the Introduction to Logic in the Department of Philosophy‘s undergraduate programs. S/he will be requested to teach four to six hours per week (during the winter and summer terms).

Requirements for appointment are an excellent PhD dissertation in a relevant topic, international publications, and preferably teaching experience. The successful candidate is expected to teach in German Language within a year after employment.

The chosen candidate is expected to carry out research independently. Furthermore, the selected person should fulfil the research and teaching obligations required for appointment as full professor at a university or equivalent institution. The position is initially limited to four years with the possibility of extension by a further two years. For the formal requirements for assistant professors please see the state law governing institutions of higher education, LHG Baden-Württemberg § 51.3.

Tübingen University is particularly interested in applications from female candidates for this position and therefore strongly encourages women to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.

Applications from disabled candidates will be given preference if the qualifications of these candidates are identical to those of a non-disabled candidate.

Applications with the usual documents (Curriculum Vitae, references, list of publications and teaching experience) should be sent via email to: Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Tübingen:

The closing date for applications is 03-31-2018
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Closing date: 31.03.2018
Closing date: 31 March 2018 Published on on date 6 February 2018
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