FTE) (V23.0707)Job description
The Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy at the University of Groningen invites applications for three fully funded PhD position in the field of philosophy. They will be part of the VICI project of Prof. Lisa Herzog on “Working Democracy,” funded by the Dutch Science Organization (NWO). The description of the envisaged PhD projects can be found here: https: // www. rug.nl/staff/l.m.herzog/description-subprojects-online.pdf
Candidates should indicate which of these projects they would be most interested in and what specific background knowledge, skills, and idea they bring for it (or they can indicate openness to work on any of the three projects).
Organisation Since its founding in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education, offering high-quality teaching and research. We encourage the 37,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Among the best research universities in Europe, we join forces with prestigious partner universities and networks around the world, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.
The Faculty of Philosophy is a vibrant, international community of excellent researchers and teachers. It consistently receives the highest evaluations for research among philosophy departments in The Netherlands.Qualifications
We are looking for candidates who have finished, or are close to finishing, a Master's degree in philosophy (or a Master degree in a related field and some experience in philosophy) and who are enthusiastic about combining philosophical and empirical approaches and have a demonstrable affinity with the topics. Additionally, candidates should have:
We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:
Successful candidates are expected to move to Groningen.
Proposed start date for the PhD positions is September 1, 2024.Application
Your application should contain the following documents:
You can submit your application until January 15, 2024, 11.59 pm / before January 16, 2024 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).
We expect to hold a two-step selection process, with a first round of online interviews in February or March 2024 and in-person interviews in April or May 2024.
The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage: https: // www. rug.nl/(...)rsity-and-inclusion/
Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): https: // www. nvp-hrnetwerk.nl/nl/sollicitatiecode and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers: https: // euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code
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