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University of Bayreuth
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The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Cultural Studies at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a

Professor (m/f) of Political Philosophy
(pay grade: W2 / W3)

This is a permanent civil service position in the "Bayreuth Track" scheme. The postholder may be promoted to the W3 level upon successful performance review of research and teaching in accordance with the Bayreuth Track Personnel Development Model for professors at the University of Bayreuth.
Applicants are expected to be internationally established scholars in either political philosophy or philosophy of public policy, and to have a background in the intersection of philosophy and economics. The successful applicant should complement the Department of Philosophy’s research activities. The postholder will play a key role in our decision-oriented BA and MA programmes in Philosophy & Economics. Effective teaching ability in the intersection of political philosophy and economics is crucial.
Requirements for this position (in accordance with Article 7 and Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG) are a university degree, a doctoral degree, proven excellence in teaching and a post-doctoral qualification to teach at a professorial level (Habilitation). Alternatively evidence of equivalent scholarly achievement, for example as a junior professor or in a non-university environment will also be considered. The ability to teach in English is expected. Only applicants who are 51 years of age or younger can be hired as civil servants (Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG).
The University of Bayreuth seeks to increase the proportion of women involved in research and teaching (in accordance with Article 4 para 2 sentence 1 BayHSchG) and therefore particularly welcomes female applicants. All qualifications being equal, severely disabled applicants will be given priority. The University of Bayreuth strives to further increase the diversity of its academic staff. For this reason, scholars who can help make the research and teaching profile of the university more diverse are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with children are highly welcome. The University of Bayreuth has been certified as a “family-friendly university” and offers “dual career support” for career-oriented partners of highly qualified employees. In addition, an extended audit conducted by the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) returned a favorable review for the University of Bayreuth’s commitment to internationalization.
Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining your education and academic career, a list of publications, a list of courses taught, your certificates and a description of your research areas and philosophical teaching methods) to the Dean of the Faculty of Cultural Studies, University of Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany, by 28 February 2017. Application documents cannot be returned to the applicant, and if unsuccessful, the files will be destroyed. Please also submit an identical copy of your application as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to dekanat.kuwi@uni-bayreuth.de.

Closing date: 28.02.2017
Closing date: 28 February 2017 Published on academics.com on date 1 February 2017
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