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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Assistant Professorship in Mathematical Philosophy, Gdansk, POLAND

Assistant Professorship in mathematical philosophy ("adiunkt" in Polish 
terminology) in the Chair of Logic, Philosophy of Science and Epistemology 
is available at the Department of Philosophy, Sociology and Journalism, 
University of Gdansk, Poland. The position is to start some time between 
July 1 and September 1, 2017, for a fixed period of time with the 
possibility of extension. Decisions about the exact beginning date of the 
contract and the number of years will be made during the hiring process.

Knowledge of Polish is not required.

More details at:

Official university document is available at

Best, Rafal Urbaniak

The successful candidate will be expected to do research in mathematical 
philosophy, teach about 230 hrs per academic year, apply for external 
research funding, participate in the research activities of the Chair, in 
the life of the department, and in the administrative work as necessary.

Candidates for Assistant Professorship are required to:

     - have a PhD in a discipline relevant to mathematical philosophy,

     - have relevant teaching experience,

     - have carried out research in mathematical philosophy, publishing in 
international journals in the field.

English speakers are not required to speak Polish.

Applications should be submitted in (both) paper and digital versions.

PAPER VERSIONS should be composed of:

     1.  An application letter for employment to the Rector of the 
University of Gdansk, Professor Jerzy Piotr Gwizda?a (this is just an 
open-format letter stating the intention)

     2.  The application form obtained from the University of Gdansk 
(titled in Polish 'Kwestionariusz osobowy dla osoby ubiegaj?cej si? o 
zatrudnienie J?ZYK ANGIELSKI', the form itself is in English).

     3.  Academic CV

     4.  A covering letter describing in ca 1000 words the research plans 
for the next two years

     5.  A copy of the PhD diploma.

Paper applications are to be sent by February 28, 2017 to:

Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Journalism
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdansk
ul. Bazynskiego 4
80-309 Gdansk

Telephone number (+48) 58-523-45-15

With a note on the envelope ?Application for Assistant Professorship" 
(What matters is the sending date on the stamp, as long as the digital 
application reaches the department by February 28).

DIGITAL VERSIONS should be sent by email, in the form of a single PDF file 

Each digital application should be composed of the following parts (in the 
following order):

     1.  Title page with name and contact data (including email address), 
listing also two referees who might be contacted with referee letter 
request (to be sent within two weeks from the request) if the application 
is shortlisted

     2.  CV, including a publication list and describing relevant education 
and research experience

     3.  A covering letter describing in ca 1000 words research plans for 
the next two years

     4.  A sample paper, not related to the PhD thesis (if such a paper 

     5.  PhD thesis

     6.  Scanned version of the PhD diploma

Digital applications are to be sent also by February 28, 2017 to:

     ?    Application deadline: February 28, 2017
     ?    Shortlisting decisions: March 8, 2017
     ?    Potential Skype interviews: March 20-30, 2017
     ?    Decision: April 28, 2017


Applications should be made in Polish or English. Incomplete applications 
will be rejected without further notice.
The decision will be made within two months from the application deadline.
The decision is final with no right to appeal.
The University doesn't provide housing.
The University reserves the right to close the hiring process without 
selecting a candidate. Candidates whose applications have been rejected 
will be informed.

Further information about the University of Gdansk can be obtained at:

Further information about Gdansk can be obtained at:

For informal inquiries, please contact prof. dr hab. Rafal Urbaniak at