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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Professorship in analytic philosophy (philosophy of language), Vienna, AUSTRIA


THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 30TH.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN RECEIVING MORE
APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN PHILOSOPHERS.

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The Faculty of Philosophy and Education of the University of Vienna
announces the position of a

Full Professor of

Analytical Philosophy with Special Emphasis on Philosophy of Language

(full time, permanent position under private law).

The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on its
faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore specifically
invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women
will receive preferential consideration.

The successful candidate has her/his main area of specialisation in
analytic philosophy, primarily in the philosophy of language. Additional
areas of competence or specialisation in other fields of philosophy - e.g.
in logic, metaphysics, epistemology, history of analytic philosophy, or
practical philosophy - are desirable.

The chair is located in the Department of Philosophy. In addition to being
active in research, the successful candidate will contribute to the
department's teaching program on all levels (Bachelor, Master, Teacher
Training, PhD). Successful candidates will have the following
qualifications:

- PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research
institution (Austrian or equivalent international academic degree in the
relevant field)

- outstanding research and publication record, with an excellent
reputation as an active member of the international academic community
(Habilitation (venia docendi) or equivalent international qualification in
the relevant field is desirable)

- experience in designing, procuring and directing major research
projects, as well as the willingness and ability to team leadership of
research groups

- experience in university teaching, and willingness and ability to teach
at all curricular levels (Bachelor, Master, PhD), to supervise theses, and
to further the work of junior academic colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire,
within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in
Bachelor programmes and participation in committees.

The University of Vienna offers

- an attractive and dynamic research location in a city with a high
quality of life and in a country with excellent research funding provision

- attractive terms and conditions of employment with a negotiable and
performance-related salary, associated with a retirement fund

- a ?start-up package? for the initiation of research projects

- grant for relocation to Vienna, where appropriate
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?Candidates should send an application containing at least the following
documents:

- academic curriculum vitae

- list of publications together with

a) specification of five key publications judged by the applicant to be
particularly relevant to the advertised professorship together with an
explanation of their relevance

b) PDF versions of these five publications provided either as URLs of
downloadable copies or through email attachments or an addition of a
CD-Rom

- list of talks given, including detailed information about invited
plenaries at international conferences

- brief description of current research interests and research plans for
the immediate future

- list of projects supported by third-party funds

- short survey of previous academic teaching and list of supervised PhD
theses

University professors will be classified according to the Collective
Bargaining Agreement for University Staff into the salary group A1. The
salary will be individually negotiated under consideration of the previous
career development and in case of an appointment from abroad of the
different tax situation.

Applications in German or English should be submitted by e-mail
(preferably as PDF attachments) to the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy
and Education of the University of Vienna, ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.
Elisabeth Nemeth, Universittsstrae 7, 1010 Wien,
(dekanat.philbild@univie.ac.at) no later than March 31st, 2014 with
reference 2014/Phil-P-ASP.