The Chair of Social epistemology and reasoning in the sciences/logic in philosophy and artificial intelligence of Faculty of Philosophy and Education is looking for a
The newly founded research group "Reasoning, Rationality and Science" (coordinated by Prof. Dunja Šešelja and Prof. Christian Straßer), at the Institute for Philosophy II at Ruhr-University Bochum, Faculty for Philosophy and Educational Science, is offering a 4-year PhD position.
We are looking for candidates (m/f/d) interested in researching the emergence and dynamics of social reasoning processes.
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Applicants are welcome to, but do not have to submit a research project. The selected candidate (m/f/d) will be supervised by Dunja Šešelja and Christian Straßer and enjoy a vibrant local research environment at RUB. The candidate is expected to actively contribute to seminars, workshops, reading groups, etc. A traveling budget covering expected costs will be provided.The candidate is expected to teach a course for philosophy students (in English or German) 2h/week, on a topic related to the research project.
The load of teaching will be calculated according to § 3 of Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung (state of North Rhine-Westphalia).
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is one of Germany’s leading research universities, addressing the whole range of academic disciplines. A highly dynamic setting enables researchers and students to work across the traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties. To create knowledge networks within and beyond the university is RUB’s declared aim.
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum stands for diversity and equal opportunities. For this reason, we favour a working environment composed of heterogeneous teams, and seek to promote the careers of individuals who are underrepresented in our respective professional areas. The Ruhr-Universität Bochum expressly requests job applications from women. In areas in which they are underrepresented they will be given preference in the case of equivalent qualifications with male candidates. Applications from individuals with disabilities are most welcome.
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Travel expenses for interviews cannot be refunded.
For information on the collection of personal data in the application process see: https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en/information-collection-personal-data-application-process.
How to Apply
Please send your application with the following documents (bundled in one PDF document):
1. a letter of motivation explaining your interest in the position and your qualifications for it;
2. your curriculum vitae;
3. a writing sample (Master thesis, seminar paper or equivalent);
4. names and contact information of two persons willing to provide references;
5. optionally, you can submit a research statement, elaborating on your ideas for a research focus in line with (some of) the above themes.
Applications must be sent by 31 August 2022, 23:59 CEST as a bundled PDF document to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate "Application for PhD position 2022 with call number 888" in the subject line. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.