Cross-posted from the German 'Mailingliste Medizingeschichte'
Betrifft: Mailingliste Medizingeschichte
Von: Helmut Pulte, Bochum
Career Opportunities for Post-Doctoral Researchers Ruhr University
Bochum, one of Germany's leading research universities, in cooperation
with Stiftung Mercator will establish the Mercator Research Group
"Spaces of Anthropological Knowledge:
Production and Transfer".
Four junior professors will be appointed and given the opportunity to
form an independent research team. We invite post-doctoral researchers
to apply for the following professorship (W1) positions:
History of Life Sciences and Philosophical Anthropology
("Geschichte der Wissenschaften des Lebens und Philosophische
Literature and Anthropological Knowledge
("Literatur und anthropologisches Wissen")
Media and Anthropological Knowledge
("Medien und anthropologisches Wissen")
Cultural Psychology and Anthropological Knowledge
("Kulturpsychologie und anthropologisches Wissen")
We are looking for young scholars at an early stage of their career with
an excellent potential for independent research. A working knowledge of
German is essential.
. full independence
. salary at W1-professorship level for 6 years
. academic infrastructure, equipment and excellent funding, including
. a budget to invite senior/emeritus scientists as mentors and
. a budget for scholarships to recruit a group of doctoral students
. secretarial assistance
. an inspiring research environment including Philosophy and History
of Science, Literary Studies, Media Studies and Cultural Psychology
Further details are provided at: www.rub.de/mrg
To apply please send a letter of application describing your background
and research interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, and a list of
publications electronically by 15 June 2009 to [log in to unmask] (subject:
"Spaces of Anthropological Knowledge").
Applications can be submitted in English or German and should include
the names, addresses and contact details of three academic referees who
are familiar with the applicant's work.
Selected candidates will be invited to participate in a scientific
colloquium in autumn 2009.
Ruhr University Bochum is committed to diversity in its staff, faculty,
and student body. Applications from all disciplines in the social
science and humanities are encouraged. Since we seek to increase the
participation of women in areas in which they are currently
underrepresented, we explicitly encourage women to apply.
Individuals with disabilities will be favored in case of equal
qualifications among competing candidates.
Please contact for further information:
Prof. Dr. Helmut Pulte
Institut für Philosophie
Lehrstuhl für Philosophie mit besonderer
Berücksichtigung von Wissenschaftstheorie
Tel.: ++49-234-32-22726 / 28726 (Sekr.)
Email: [log in to unmask]