UNIVERSITY OF WUPPERTAL, Germany: Assistant Professor (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, E 13 TV-L), non-tenure track at the Interdisciplinary Center for Science and Technology Studies. Two years with possible renewal up to a total of five years, beginning February 2009. AOS: philosophy of science with a special emphasis on the natural sciences. AOC: philosophy of nature, history of science and the ability to teach broadly oriented classes in philosophy, both on a Bachelor and Master level. Teaching load: 2 seminar courses/semester, preferably in German. Ph.D. prior to application. Experience in interdisciplinary cooperation is an asset. Usual administrative duties evenly split between the Center and the Department of Philosophy. Collaboration in editorial projects under the direction of Professor Gregor Schiemann is expected. EO/AAE. Send complete dossier to Prof. Dr. Gregor Schiemann, Fachbereich A, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 42097 Wuppertal, Germany (submissions via electronic mail accepted). For detailed information see the German advertisement For informal inquiries contact [email protected] Deadline for applications: December 8, 2008.

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