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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral fellowships in philosophy, Campinas, BRAZIL


The Department of Philosophy of the University of Campinas, Brazil 
(Unicamp) has two open positions for Postdoctoral Fellow Researcher in 
Philosophy. The areas of specialization and concentration are open, and 
Logic is one of them

Should anyone be interested in submitting a research proposal in Logic (no 
fixed topic) I would be glad to be contacted.

Best regards,

Walter Carnielli Professor of Logic, Department of Philosophy and Director 
of the Centre for Logic, Epistemology and the History of Science ? CLE 
State University of Campinas ?UNICAMP 13083-859 Campinas -SP, Brazil 
Phone: (+55) (19) 3521-6517 Website: 
http://www.cle.unicamp.br/prof/carnielli


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STATE UNIVERSITY OF CAMPINAS (UNICAMP), BRAZIL

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Department of Philosophy of the University of Campinas (Unicamp)
calls for applications for two (02) positions as Postdoctoral Fellow
Researcher in Philosophy. The areas of specialization and
concentration are open. The positions should start between February
and March 2014, pending administrative approval.

This is a one-year appointment possibly renewable for a second year.

Researcher?s responsibilities

include teaching one undergraduate or graduate course on a topic
related to the researcher's area of interest, leaving the other
semester free to pursue research (which include organizing seminars
with students). The course may be taught in English, Spanish, or
Portuguese. It lasts one semester, but can be offered in a
concentrated period of the semester according to the University rules.

The current monthly value of postdoctoral scholarships amounts to
4.100 reais (Brazilian currency).

Qualifications

Applicants must have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. by
January 01, 2014. Those who are not Brazilians should prove home
address. They cannot be employed by another institution during the
period of their appointment at Unicamp, nor be retired.

How to Apply

Candidates should send email to apply to devisonp@unicamp.br with the
following attachments:

01) a current curriculum vitae;
02) contact information of two referees who will be asked to comment
specifically on the applicants qualification;
03) a research proposal (not to exceed 1,500 words), describing the
project to be carried out; and
04) a sample of Academic writing.

Completed applications must be received by November 01, 2013, to
ensure full consideration. An interview via Skype in English, Spanish
or Portuguese, will be scheduled with selected candidates.

About the University of Campinas

Located in Campinas, the University of Campinas (Unicamp) is one of
the largest and most qualified universities in Brazil and it is
considered one of the most important higher education institutions in
Latin America. Ranked among the top philosophy departments in Brazil
and in the world for research and teaching, the Department of
Philosophy teaches a wide range of courses in the main areas of
philosophy. Philosophy at University of Campinas was ranked as 44 in
the QS World University Rankings (see
http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2013/philosophy)

Further information

Please visit http://www.ifch.unicamp.br/pos/filosofia/ or
http://www.ifch.unicamp.br/corpo.php?pasta=departamentos&texto=filosofia
or contact the Director of Graduate Programme: angioni.lucas@gmail.com