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The successful applicant will be employed by the Department of Philosophy,
Linguistics, and Theory of science (FloV), as a researcher in the field of
Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Classical Philology (AMP). The
department was founded in 2009, and offers teaching and research in
theoretical and practical philosophy, linguistics, and theory of science.
Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Classical Philology
Subject area description
Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Classical Philology (AMP) at FLoV offers
education on all levels on the History of Philosophy together with Ancient
Greek and Latin. Current research within AMP specialises on medieval logic,
natural philosophy and translation studies with a focus on Greek and Latin
literature. For a description of the research on the History of Philosophy and
Classical Philology at FLoV, see https: // www. gu.se/en/flov/our-
The appointed candidate will participate in and contribute to the further
development of AMP's research on natural philosophy and translation studies as
well as participate in the AMP seminar series and international MA programme.
Eligible for a research position are those with a PhD or other foreign degree
that is deemed equivalent to PhD. The subject of the doctoral thesis and/or
other research publications should be in a research area relevant to the
subject description above.
Scientific proficiency will be given priority in the evaluation of the
qualifications of the applicants. A strong scientific track record within the
field(s) of the medieval reception of Aristotle's works on natural
philosophy and/or translation studies focusing on Greek and Latin literature
will be considered as particularly important. The department is in this case
looking for an experienced researcher, typically at the level of full
professor. A record of academic leadership will also be taken into account.
Type of employment: Fixed-term position, 18 months
Extent: 15 %
Location: Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science,
First day of employment: September 1st, 2021, or upon agreement.
For further information:
Christina Thomsen Thörnqvist, Professor, +46(0)31-786 4348,
Emelie Seeliger, HR Officer, +46(0)31-786 5083, email@example.com
Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg:
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How to apply
In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to
register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility
of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with
the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the
deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the
qualifications registered in the application.
The following documents should be attached to the application (in pdf):
A personal statement specifying how the candidate is qualified for both the research and the organizational tasks that the position involves. The statement should contain relevant details of the candidate's experience in leadership roles for academic and research activities.
A PhD certificate.
A CV listing academic degrees, employments, publications, and other relevant merits.
We welcome applications written in English, since a non-Swedish speaking
person may be appointed as external expert in the recruitment process.
Any documents that are not available in electronic format should be mailed to:
HR administrator, FLoV, Box 200, 405 30 Göteborg.
Application deadline: 2021-08-16
The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and
Salary is determined on an individual basis.
Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after
the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed
and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.
In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment
channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors,
recruitment and staffing companies.