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Do you want to take part in shaping the future?Postdoctoral Research Fellow position
The Department of Philosophy has a vacant Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy. The starting date for the fellowship is 1 August 2023. The position is for a fixed-term period of 3 years, but an additional fourth year devoted to teaching and supervision may be negotiated.
The Department of Philosophy has a staff of around 70 people, including around 10 PhD- and postdoctoral fellows. The department offers a bachelor's degree, a master's degree, and a PhD-degree in Philosophy. Research at the department spans a wide area. An overview of the research groups at the department can be found here: Research groups.About the project/work tasks:
The position will be within political philosophy, though other fields of philosophy relevant to a PPE program (Philosophy, politics, and economics) may also be considered. The successful applicant will be expected to take an active part in the department's research environment.Qualifications and personal qualities:
In the assessment, the main emphasis will be attached to the submitted works and relevant experience, and to the project proposal. The relevance of the project for PPE may also be given weight.
Strategic considerations, motivation, and the applicant's personal suitability will also be taken into account.About the position of postdoctoral research fellow:
The position as postdoctoral research fellow is a fixed-term appointment for three years with the primary objective of qualifying the appointee for work in top academic positions. The successful applicant will prepare a plan for qualifying for top academic positions in cooperation with the Head of Department. It is a requirement that the postdoctoral project is completed in the course of the period of employment.
If a fourth year of teaching is included in the position, this may be connected to the development of and teaching on a PPE program. Teaching, supervision, and assessment in the department's Examen philosophicum-course offer may also be included.
The successful applicant will be expected to conform to the regulations that apply to the position and must accept that their primary residence will be in Bergen for the full term of the appointment.We offer:
Applications must be sent electronically via the link on this site: “APPLY FOR THIS JOB”. The applicant must use the electronic CV-form, and the application must include:
Applications and attachments must be in Norwegian, another Scandinavian language or English. Documentation in other languages must be accompanied by certified translations. Attachments can be either in Word of PDF-format.General information:
Further information about the position can be obtained by contacting Head of Department Steinar Bøyum, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The public labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions. Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.
The best qualified candidates for the position will be invited to an interview.
Questions or queries about the electronic application process can be directed to email@example.com.
Further information about the appointment process here.
Application deadline: 11 December 2022
UiB-id: 22/16778About The University of Bergen (UiB)
The University of Bergen is a renowned educational and research institution, organised into seven faculties and approximately 54 institutes and academic centres. Campus is located in the centre of Bergen with university areas at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.
There are four departments and four centres at Faculty of Humanities. Read more about the faculty and departments.Deadline
11th December 2022Employer
University of BergenMunicipality
Fulltime (1 jobs) Fulltime (%)Duration
Fixed TermPlace of service