The Chair of Philosophy of Science at the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP, http://www.lmu.de/mcmp) at LMU Munich seek applications for an Assistant Professorship with a specialization in (at least) one of the following areas: Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Economics, and Philosophy of Neuroscience. The position is for three years with the possibility of extension for another three years. Note that there is no tenure-track option. The appointment will be made within the German A13 salary scheme (under the assumption that the civil service requirements are met), which means that one has the rights and perks of a civil servant. The starting date is October 1, 2013.
The appointee will be expected (i) to do philosophical research and
to lead a research group in her or his field, (ii) to teach five hours a
week in at least one of the above-mentioned fields and/or a related
field, and (iii) to take on some management tasks. The successful
candidate will have a PhD in philosophy and some teaching experience.
Applications (including a cover letter that addresses, amongst
others, one's academic background and research interests, a CV, a list
of publications, a list of taught courses, a sample of written work of
no more than 5000 words, and a description of a planned research project
of 1000-1500 words) should be sent by email (ideally everything
requested in one PDF document) to office.hartmann [at]
lrz.uni-muenchen.de by April 7, 2013. Additionally, two confidential
letters of reference addressing the applicant's qualifications for
academic research should be sent to the same address from the referees
directly. Please indicate in the letter if you are also interested in
the recently advertised postdoctoral fellowship in case you are not
considered for the present position.
For further information, please contact Professor Stephan Hartmann (S.Hartmann [at] lmu.de).