13/04/2021

Research assistant for a PhD student

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Bucharest
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhilosophyPhilosophy of science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    14/05/2021 15:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Romania › Bucharest
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/06/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2020-0251

OFFER DESCRIPTION

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.

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Benefits

Apart form salaries, the research assistant will benefit from research trips to international libraries. 

Eligibility criteria

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.

Selection process

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 dana.jalobeanu@filosofie.unibuc.ro. The administrative package will be sent by email to concursuri@hr.unibuc.ro. 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: concursuri@hr.unibuc.ro

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Philosophy
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Philosophy: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    LATIN: Basic

Skills/Qualifications

Applicants must have good knowledge of Early modern history of science and history of philosophy.

Specific Requirements

Applicants must be residents in Bucharest.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Bucharest
Romania
Romania
Bucharest
RO-060102
1 Dimitrie Brandza St.

EURAXESS offer ID: 627119

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