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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Professorship in Theoretical Philosophy (specialization: Logic), Stockholm, SWEDEN

http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/lecturers-researchers/professor-in-theoretical-philosophy-with-a-specialisation-in-logic-1.133749

Professor in Theoretical Philosophy, with a specialisation in Logic to the 
Department of Philosophy. Ref no: SU FV-1182-13. Deadline for 
applications: June, 11 2013.

Responsibilities: The primary duties are research and teaching at all 
levels, from undergraduate to PhD, primarily in logic, but also in 
adjacent fields of theoretical philosophy. The holder of the position 
shall be prepared to take on administrative and leadership duties, and to 
help with securing external funding for research at the department.

Qualification requirements: Specific qualifications required to be 
considered as a candidate for employment as professor include documented 
scientific proficiency at a high international level and documented 
teaching proficiency.

General qualifications include the ability to collaborate and the 
professional skills to perform all the duties of the position.

Swedish language skills are not a requirement at the time of entering the 
position. The applicant should, however, be prepared to carry out teaching 
and administration tasks that require knowledge of the Swedish language 
within a couple of years.

Assessment criteria: Scientific proficiency and the ability to conduct 
independent and internationally competitive research within the subject 
area of the position will weigh most heavily. Teaching proficiency will 
receive second most weight. Documented administrative proficiency, 
experience in acquiring external funding for research, and the ability to 
communicate and promote increased scientific awareness to society at large 
will also be considered.

Teaching and learning theory: Higher education teaching theory, or 
corresponding knowledge obtained in another manner, is to be given credit. 
Candidates lacking formal advanced education in teaching theory, 
corresponding to a minimum of 7.5 higher education credits, and who are 
judged not in possession of corresponding teaching skills, must pursue 
such studies during the first two years of employment.

Additional information: Since most professors at the Faculty of Humanities 
are men, we particularly welcome female applicants.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of 
department, professor Staffan Carlshamre, e-mail: 
staffan.carlshamre@philosophy.su.se, or telephone +46 (0) 8-16 33 63.

Administrative coordinator, Mr. Kenneth Hjalmarsson, 
e-mailkenneth.hjalmarsson@su.se, telephone +46 (0) 8 16 2130, will provide 
further information about the application and appointment procedure if 
required.

Trade union representatives: Mrs. Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm, (SACO), Mrs. Lisbeth 
Hggberg (ST), telephone +46 (0)8 16 20 00 (switchboard) and Mr. Gunnar 
Stenberg (SEKO) +46 (0) 70 316 43 41.

To apply for this position, use the Stockholm University web application 
form. The application form is found here: 
http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/lecturers-researchers/professor-in-theoretical-philosophy-with-a-specialisation-in-logic-1.133749

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application 
is complete, follows the instructions in the vacancy announcement and that 
it is submitted no later than application deadline.

We recommend you to write your application in English, as it will be 
reviewed by international experts.

Note that a maximum of 10 scientific papers will be submitted for 
assessment.

Deadline for applications: June, 11, 2013.

For further information, please visit our web-sites: Stockholm University: 
www.su.se/english Department of Philosophy: www.philosophy.su.se/english/

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the 
English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes 
precedence.