Friday, 15 March 2013

Call for Applications: Assistant Professorship at the MCMP (LMU Munich)

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, 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] 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]

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