UNIVERSITY LECTURER OF THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY
The Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki, invites applications for the position of
in an employment relationship valid until further notice commencing on 1 January 2019. The field of the position is theoretical philosophy. There is a six-month trial period for the position.
The discipline of theoretical philosophy at the University of Helsinki has strong international research traditions in systematic philosophy. The discipline has two professorships, two assistant/associate professorships and two university lectureships, in addition to which several scholars and doctoral students work within the field. Theoretical philosophy has been very successful in obtaining external research funding, with three projects funded by the European Research Council currently ongoing in the discipline.
The university lecturer in theoretical philosophy will provide teaching and supervision on all levels of both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The university lecturer is responsible for several courses in the Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes in Philosophy. The university lecturer is an active contributor to the planning and development of teaching, in addition to which he or she will conduct research in the field.
The appointee must hold an applicable doctoral degree, have a research profile in theoretical philosophy, be able to provide high-quality teaching based on research and to supervise theses and dissertations. The duty of the university lecturer is to provide teaching in at least two branches of theoretical philosophy, one of which is the philosophy of science.
When assessing the qualifications of each applicant, attention will be paid to both scholarly and teaching qualifications. Scholaמly qualifications include scientific publications and other research results of scientific value, success in obtaining external research funding, international research experience as well as international elected positions. When considering the teaching qualifications of each applicant, attention will be … read more