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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Senior Fellowship in Neurophilosophy, GERMANY

http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/phil-lang/jobs.html

Ruhr University Bochum

We are pleased to announce an international call for fellowships for the academic year September 
2011 to July 2012 aimed at outstanding researchers. We are flexible concerning the exact visiting period.

The fellow will be affiliated with the following units at the Ruhr University Bochum:

     The Chair of Philosophy of Language and Cognition at the Department of Philosophy II
     The Mercator Research Group "Structures of Memory"
     The Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree and are expected to work at least on the level of an 
associate or advanced assistant professor. They must have an outstanding publication record in 
the area of philosophy of mind and language and/or epistemology with a strong connection to the
cognitive and neuro-sciences. Some familiarity with EEG methods is desirable. The successful 
applicant will be expected to take part in designing (and eventually conducting) a cooperative 
EEG study on a research question of relevance for the philosophy of mind and language and/or 
epistemology. For this purpose (s)he will be given access to a 64-channel high-end EEG system 
and supported by local research staff. The research proposal should outline the neuro-philosophical
dimension of the project and explain how his/her philosophical inquiries could be advanced with 
EEG methods.

Applications are due by July 10, 2011. Please send your application as well as requests for further
information to Prof. Dr. Markus Werning (markus.werning@rub.de)

The fellow will be invited to deliver a fellow lecture and will participate in an interdisciplinary
research program.

Applications should include:

- A (brief) letter of application including personal information academic background, and research 
interests (please indicate the number and the title of the fellowship you apply for).
- A brief proposal for a research project (1-2 pages) if the fellowship is planned for at least two months)
- CV including a list of publications, talks, conferences attended and teaching experience.
- One representative article as PDF document.
- Only for applicants for a junior fellowship: one letter of recommendation addressing the applicants' qualification for a research project. This should be send from the referees directly or through a letter service.

All documents of the candidate should be sent electronically. We regret that we will not be able 
to return any submitted material.

More information at: http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/phil-lang/jobs.html.
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Werning
Professor of Philosophy of Language and Cognition Department of Philosophy Ruhr University Bochum 44780 Bochum, Germany
Homepage: www.rub.de/phil-lang
Email: markus.werning@rub.de
Phone: +49-234-32-24734
Fax: +49-234-32-14463
Secretary: +49-234-32-26739