The Faculty of Philosophy I, Department of Philosophy, invites applications for the following position, starting April 1, 2014:
Junior Professorship in “Political Philosophy and Environmental Ethics” (Bes.Gr. W1)
Successful applicants will focus on questions of global justice, intergenerational justice and environmental ethics and work in close cooperation with other researchers at the Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys, www.iri-thesys.org). Thus he/she may tackle topics such as climate justice (intra- and intergenerational), ethical perspectives on economics, the ethics of land use and food production, and further ethical issues of global change.
Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they will develop strong links between philosophy and economics.
Candidates shall hold an outstanding doctoral degree and have an excellent research record in philosophy. A strong interest in sustainability science and global environmental change research is expected. Successful applicants will have proven their ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment. Excellent command of English, good communication skills, and willingness to integrate themselves into an international research environment are mandatory. Teaching experience is an asset.
Applicants must meet the legal requirements for an assistant professor (German: Juniorprofessor) as stipulated in § 102 a of the “Berliner Hochschulgesetz”. Depending on the qualification and research focus of the successful candidate, up to 1,5 researcher positions at doctoral or post doctoral level may be granted in order to establish a Junior Research Group (with the assistant professor as the group leader).
HU seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Applications of researchers from abroad are welcome. Preference will be given to disabled persons with equal qualifications. Applicants with migration background are highly welcome.
Applications should include a letter of motivation, a full CV, research and teaching experience (incl. evidence of interdisciplinary experience) and should be sent to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät I, Prof. Seadle, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany or as a single PDF file to DekanPhilFakI@staff.hu-berlin.de, stating the reference number. Should you have further questions please contact Prof. Kirsten Meyer, firstname.lastname@example.org. Since application materials will not be returned, we ask you to send only copies of all documents.
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