13/09/2021

Doctoral Assistant


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Université de Neuchâtel IPHILO
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Philosophy
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    13/10/2021 21:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Switzerland › Neuchâtel
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30.75
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/02/2022

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Starting Date: 01.02.2022

Activity Rate: 75%

Duration of the Contract: from 01.02.2022 to 31.01.2023 for a first year, renewable for three more years.

Work place: Espace Tilo-Frey 1 - 2000 Neuchâtel – Switzerland

Salary: from CHF 52 469 the first year to CHF 62 010 the fourth year

Job description:

- to conduct research for a doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. Simon-Pierre Chevarie-Cossette, in one of the following area: philosophy of action (particularly responsibility or free will), normative ethics, metaethics, or epistemology;

- to teach 2 hours per week during each academic semester;

- to participate in the evaluation and proctoring of exams;

- to be present regularly at the Institute (an office and IT equipment will be provided);

- to advise and mentor students;

- actively engage in the development of the Institute of Philosophy (organisation of conferences, promotion of philosophy, etc.);

- to participate in the weekly research symposium as well as other symposia and conferences organised by the Institute of Philosophy;

- to present work related to doctoral research at international conferences;

- to participate in workshops and other training for doctoral students;

- to publish articles related to the doctoral dissertation;

- to contribute to translate philosophical articles into French.

- to conduct research for a doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. Simon-Pierre Chevarie-Cossette, in one of the following area: philosophy of action (particularly responsibility or free will), normative ethics, metaethics, or epistemology;

More Information

Selection process

Application procedure

  • a cover letter (one page);
  • a thesis project proposal (one page);
  • a curriculum vitae with copies of diplomas.

    Elements above should be sent as a single PDF document to Prof. Simon-Pierre Chevarie-Cossette

(simon-pierre.chevarie-cossette@unine.ch), by 01.11.2021.

Additional comments

For more information, please contact Prof. Chevarie-Cossette or the former doctoral assistant, Antoine Vuille (antoine2.vuille@unine.ch). Please also consult the website of the Institute (http://www.unine.ch/philo/) and the university’s website for statues of the University and salary regulation

(https://www.unine.ch/srh/assistant-e-s-doctorant-e-s).

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Philosophy: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    FRENCH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications

- master’s degree in Philosophy;

- extensive background in the relevant area (philosophy of action, normative ethics, metaethics or epistemology);

- ability to write and communicate orally with clarity;

- curiosity and ability to conduct original research;

- passion for teaching;

- knowledge of French (very good) and English (good);

- ability to work in an organized and constant manner in the long-run.

Specific Requirements

 

 

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
4 position(s) available at
Institut de philosophie
Switzerland
Neuchâtel
2000
Espace Tilo-Frey 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 683445

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