enure-track Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Science
The Department of Science Education, Section for History and Philosophy of Science seeks an excellent scholar for a tenure-track assistant professorship in history and philosophy of science, with a specialization within areas of relevance to scientific practice and/or to science education (e.g. philosophy of science in practice, integrated history and philosophy of science, socially relevant philosophy of science, or similar).
The tenure track assistant professor’s duties will primarily include research, including obligations with regard to publication and research-based teaching with associated examination obligations within philosophy of science for science students, especially students from programs in biology, chemistry, geology, geography or nanoscience. To a limited extent, the position may also include other duties.
The tenure track assistant professor must have an academic standing showing internationally competitive research, and/or have internationally recognized high potential to make a future impact. The Department collaborates closely with other departments at the Faculty of Science, and applicants should have sufficient competences in the natural sciences to develop and participate in cross-departmental collaborations on courses at the BSc, MSc and PhD level.