Wednesday, 5 October 2011

2 fully funded PhD positions in Philosophy - Univ. of Groningen


at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

Deadline for applications: November 16, 2011.

Applications are open for research in any of the four principal research areas of the Faculty: History of philosophy, Ethics, Theoretical philosophy, and Practical philosophy.

The University of Groningen offers a salary that will range between € 2,042 gross per month in the first year up to a maximum of € 2,612 gross per month in the fourth year. The PhD position is for a period of four years, starting on January 1, 2012 and conditional on a positive evaluation after one year.

Applications for should consist of:

- An application letter with motivation
- Curriculum vitae, including academic qualifications, grades, a list of publications if applicable, and the name and contact details of a referee

- A research proposal (maximum 1500 words) that includes research questions, methodology and research plan.

Suitable candidates have, or will soon have completed, an M.A. or an M.Sc. in philosophy, can play an active role in the research community of the Faculty of Philosophy and are fluent in English.

Information about how to apply can be found at:

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education. The Faculty of Philosophy is a rich and lively community of excellent lecturers and researchers. The faculty has an excellent reputation, both in research and in teaching, and has a strong international orientation. For more information about the faculty see:

University of Groningen
Faculty of Philosophy
Oude Boteringestraat 52, 9712 GL Groningen

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