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Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
16.12.2015 at 09:49:12
Date:    Tue, 15 Dec 2015 16:22:28 +0000
From:    "Duwell, M. (Marcus)" <m.duwell@UU.NL>
Subject: Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (1.0 fte)
Utrecht University is searching for a Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. The chair Ancient and Medieval Philosophy is part of the History of Philosophy section at the department of Philosophy and Religious studies. The focus of the chair is on Ancient philosophy. Research in Utrecht has a strong tradition in pre-Socratic philosophy, Aristotle and Aristotelian traditions in antiquity (with a special focus on the philosophy of nature), Hellenistic philosophy and the relationship between philosophy and the sciences in antiquity. The section’s research departs from a thorough basis in philology and has a strong track record in producing scholarly editions and translations of source texts. The chair holder will be given the opportunity to introduce his or her research agenda into to section’s  research programme. In teaching the chair will have to cover ancient and medieval philosophy.
The professor plays an important role in determining the profile of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy in  research and teaching. He/she is responsible for teaching courses on the history of philosophy on bachelor’s, master’s and research master’s level.
The candidate is expected to take on an active, leading and coordinating role within the History of Philosophy section and will work together intensively with colleagues within the  Philosophy programme, with colleagues in the wider department of Philosophy and Religious studies and with partners in interdisciplinary programmes. We expect active participation in research within the University’s focus area History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities or within one of the university’s other strategic themes or focus areas.
The chair holder is also expected to  contribute substantially to managerial tasks in the department and the Faculty of Humanities.
In accordance with current regulations we are able to offer a 1 fte position for five years, which upon positive evaluation will be converted into a permanent contract. We aim for 1 September 2016 as a commencing date. The monthly salary lies between a minimum of € 5,218 and a maximum of € 7,599 gross for a full time contract.
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Are you interested? Download the Ancient and Medieval Philosophy structure report.pdf
 For further information, please visit http://www.uu.nl/onderzoek/onderzoeksgebieden.
For further information please contact prof. dr. M. T. Frederiks (m.t.frederiks@uu.nl<mailto:m.t.frederiks@uu.nl>)
Please respond no later than
Prof. Dr. Marcus Düwell
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies/
Faculty of Humanities
Director Ethics Institute, Utrecht University
Janskerkhof 13A
3512 BL Utrecht
tel.:     + 31-30/253-2709 (at office)
                + 31-30/288 7013 (at home)
E-Mail: M.Duwell@uu.nl<mailto:M.Duwell@uu.nl>
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Re: Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Reply #1 - 16.12.2015 at 10:10:27
As of now: I don't perceive how this job add is related to "Renaissance Intellectual History" (i.e. the subject of this forum here).
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for contact information etc. concerning hck (Heinrich C. Kuhn): see http://www.phil-hum-ren.uni-muenchen.de/php/Kuhn/
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