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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two PhD student positions in philosophy, THE NETHERLANDS


Groningen (The Netherlands)

TWO FULLY FUNDED PhD-POSITIONS at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen, 
the Netherlands. Deadline for applications: 

November 16. Applications are open for research in any of the four principal research areas of 
the Faculty: History of philosophy, Ethics, Theoretical philosophy, and Practical philosophy. 
The University of Groningen offers a salary that will range between  2,042 gross per month in 
the first year up to a maximum of  2,612 gross per month in the fourth year. The PhD position 
is for a period of four years, starting on January 1, 2012 and conditional on a positive evaluation after one year. 
Applications for should consist of: - An application letter with motivation - Curriculum vitae, 
including academic qualifications, grades, a list of publications if applicable, and the name 
and contact details of a referee - A research proposal (maximum 1500 words) that includes research
questions, methodology and research plan.

 Suitable candidates have, or will soon have completed, an M.A. or an M.Sc. in philosophy 
or a related and relevant subject, can play an active role in the research community of the Faculty
of Philosophy and are fluent in English. Information about how to apply can be found at: 
http://www.rug.nl/corporate/vacatures/jobOpportunitiesRUG 

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation 
as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education. The Faculty of Philosophy is a rich and 
lively community of excellent lecturers and researchers.

The faculty has an excellent reputation, both in research and in teaching, and has a strong 
international orientation. For more information about the faculty see: 
http://www.rug.nl/philosophy