ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Bucharest
RESEARCH FIELDPhilosophy › Philosophy of science
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE14/05/2021 15:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONRomania › Bucharest
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/06/2021
24 month full-time job, research assistant for a PhD student
The ICUB-Humanities, University of Bucharest is opening a full-time position for a research assistant within the framework of the project "Recipes, Technologies, Experiments: Enactment and the Emergence of Modern Science" (PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2020-0251), PI Dana Jalobeanu. Duration: 24 months.
Job description: The successful candidate will work with Dana Jalobeanu and her team in Bucharest. The purpose of the project is to investigate and understand the ways in which the traditional „recipe-format” was gradually transformed, during the seventeenth century, into ways of recording more similar with the „proper” scientific experiment. The successful candidate is expected to take full part in the online and face-to-face activities of the team, to work on a research theme of his/her own (for details see Recipes, ‘technologies’, experiments: Enactment and the emergence of modern science – Dana Jalobeanu) to help with organizing events and project administration. Working as a part of a small and integrated team of historians and philosophers of science will offer expertise and motivation for a future career in the field.
Apart form salaries, the research assistant will benefit from research trips to international libraries.
1. Applicants should be enrolled in a PhD programme in a discipline related to
early modern philosophy (philosophy, history, philology, political science, etc.) or have
completed such programmes.
2. Applicants should already have a research profile or display a strong interest in a research career (documented by publications/submissions of papers for publications and by having taken part in research-related events, such as workshops, conferences etc.).
3. English, including the ability to read sixteenth and seventeenth century old books and manuscripts, at least basic notions of Latin.
The application file will consist of two packages. The „scientific package” will contain: a CV (including a list of publications), a letter of intention and a sample writing. These will be sent by email to email@example.com. The administrative package will be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For the content of the administrative package consult https://unibuc.ro/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Continutul-dosarului-de-concurs-CS-III-CS-AS.pdf. For additional information send an email to: email@example.com
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Required Research Experiences
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELPhilosophy: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESLATIN: Basic
Applicants must have good knowledge of Early modern history of science and history of philosophy.
Applicants must be residents in Bucharest.
EURAXESS offer ID: 627119
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