Monday, 16 July 2018

Lecturer Position in Logic and Philosophy of Language (MCMP)


The Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich is one of the largest and most prestigious universities in Germany.

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich is seeking applications for one

Lecturer Position (equivalent to Assistant Professorship) 
in Logic and Philosophy of Language
(for three years, with the possibility of extension)

at the Chair of Logic and Philosophy of Language (Professor Hannes Leitgeb) and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Study of Religion. The position, which is to start on December 1, 2018, is for three years with the possibility of extension for another three years.

The appointee will be expected (i) to do philosophical research, especially in logic and philosophy of language, (ii) to teach five hours a week in areas relevant to the chair, and (iii) to participate in the administrative work of the MCMP.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy or logic, will have teaching experience in philosophy and logic, and will have carried out research in logic and related areas (such as philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, formal epistemology).

Your workplace is centrally located in Munich and is very easy to reach by public transport. We offer you an interesting and responsible job with good training and development opportunities.
The employment takes place within the TV-L scheme.
The position is initially limited to November 30, 2021.
Furthermore, given equal qualification, severely physically challenged applicants will be preferred.
There is the possibility of part-time employment.
The application of women is strongly welcome.

Applications (including CV, certificates, list of publications, list of courses taught, a writing sample and a description of planned research projects (1000-1500 words)) should be sent either by email (ideally all requested documents in just one PDF document) or by mail to

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Study of Religion
Chair of Logic and Philosophy of Language / MCMP
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

by September 1, 2018. If possible, we very much prefer applications by email.

In addition, we ask for two letters if reference, which must be sent by the reviewers directly to the above address (e-mail preferred).

For further questions you can contact by e-mail office.leitgeb@lrz.uni-muenchen.de.

More information about the MCMP can be found at http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/index.html.

The German description of the position is to be found at https://www.uni-muenchen.de/aktuelles/stellenangebote/wissenschaft/20180704161330.html 

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