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PhD student position in philosophy of simulation, Stuttgart, GERMANY
A full-time PhD position (salary TV-L 13, 50%) in Philosophy of Simulation is available at the Institute for Philosophy (http://www.unistuttgart.de/philo/mitarbeiter/aktuelle_mitarbeiter/pompe.html), University of Stuttgart (www.uni-stuttgart.de), commencing September 15 or October 1 2013. The position is open to candidates with a Master's degree in philosophy or a related discipline and an interest in working in a very active international and interdisciplinary research environment. The position is funded by and placed within the Cluster of Excellence Simulation Technology (www.simtech.uni-stuttgart.de) for an initial period of three years. The successful candidate is expected to become a member of the SimTech Graduate School and conduct research in the area of philosophy of computer simuations, especially with regard to philosophy of science and epistemology. Prior knowledge in the following fields is appreciated but not mandatory: computer science, mathematics, visualization, cognitive science, pedagogy, media- and communication science. A strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration and a solid philosophical background, however, are prerequisites for a successful application. Candidates should supply a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, certificates, a transcript of courses taken and two letters of recommendation. Please merge all documents into a single pdf file. The deadline for applications is August 20 2013. Applications as well as informal enquiries may be directed to Jun.-Prof. Dr. Ulrike Pompe-Alama: firstname.lastname@example.org.