Junior Research Position at the Centre for the History of Philosophy and Science, Radboud University Nijmegen

The Center for the History of Philosophy and Science of the Faculty of Philosophy of Radboud University Nijmegen seeks an outstanding junior researcher for a PhD project in the history of philosophy and/or science. Applicants are invited to submit a project proposal (max. 2000 words), which should attempt to fit into the Center’s overall programme. The junior position will involve the writing of a doctoral (PhD) dissertation, participation in the activities of the Center and (possibly) teaching at the Faculty of Philosophy. You have an MA (or equivalent) in the history of philosophy and/or science, and possess the language skills necessary to study the primary sources in the original language and to read the relevant secondary literature. Knowledge of Dutch is no prerequisite. Initial contract duration is 1,5 years. Your performance will be evaluated after 15 months. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2 years (without teaching duties) or by 2,5 years (with teaching duties).

Preferable commencement date: 1 April 2010.

Employment: 1,0 fte. Starting salary at € 2,042 gross/month, the salary will increase to € 2,612 gross/month in the fourth year.

Study information

Qualification: PhD

Funding information

Funding applies to: EU applicants (including UK)

Contacts and how to apply

Academic contact: For additional information, please contact Prof.dr.P.J.J.M. Bakker ([email protected]) or Prof.dr. C.H. Luethy ([email protected]).

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Web: http://www.ru.nl/vacaturedetails?recid=497894

Application deadline: 15 February 2010