We are pleased to announce that a call for applications is open for two PhD studentships at the University of Cologne in collaboration with the CONCEPT (Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition) on Epistemology and/or Kant and German Idealism.
The deadline for the applications is March 12, 2018.
Here below you can find the text of the call.
The University of Cologne invites applications for three 3-year Doctoral Studentships in conjunction with the Cologne Center for Contemporary Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (CONCEPT).
AOS: Epistemology and/or Kant and Germany Idealism.
Requirements. To qualify for the position, you must have a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in philosophy (or a related discipline) and some expertise in one of the areas listed above. You may apply if you have completed all of your degree requirements, but have not yet been formally awarded the degree.
Knowledge of the German language is helpful but not required. It is not necessary to have the citizenship of an EU member state.
Job Description. The successful candidate will have an active research project in at least one of the areas listed above work and will work closely with the other members of CONCEPT. The position comes with no teaching duties because it is funded by a grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The successful candidate will be expected to regularly attend team meetings and lectures and to help organize events held at CONCEPT.
Information on CONCEPT can be found here
Job title, salary & start date. The German job title is “Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter” and the salary level is 13 TV-L, 65%. The net salary depends on age, tax level (family situation), and years of experiences. The minimum annual net salary is 18.248 Euros. The latest possible start date is July 1, 2018. Diversity & Inclusiveness. The University of Cologne supports diversity, the multiplicity of perspectives, and equal opportunities. The University of Cologne particularly encourages applications from disabled persons. Disabled persons are given preference in case of equal qualification. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferential treatment is given to women if their professional qualifications and abilities are equivalent to those of other applicants. Applicants will be hired in concordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia.
How to apply. Applications must include a CV, (unofficial) copies of your degree certificates, two writing samples, and a 2-3-page outline of past and future research projects. In addition, names and email addresses for two references must be provided on the CV. References will be sought on short-listed candidates prior to interview. Applications should be sent as a PDF file (max. 4 MB) by email to Karolin Meinert (email@example.com)
The application deadline is March 12, 2018.