Postdoctoral researcher

Last application date
Oct 11, 2019 23:59
LW01 - Department of Philosophy and moral sciences
Employment category
Postdoctoral staff member group 2
Unlimited duration with clause
PhD in Philosophy or equivalent
Occupancy rate
Vacancy Type
Research staff

Job description

You will take part in a FWO-research project “Vitalism: A counter history of biology”, and in particular substantiate research on part 4. ‘The emergence of neo-vitalism in Germany and philosophical vitalism in France and their role in the development of theoretical biology.” Priority will be given to research on Bergson and Canguilhem. The job is for one year, from December 1st 2019 till the end of November 2020.

Profile of the candidate

  • You hold a degree of Dr. in Philosophy or equivalent. For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.
  • You have expertise in early 20th century French philosophy, with a focus in particular on the discussions on vitalism. Preference will be given to research on Bergson.
  • Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. serves as an additional recommendation.
  • You are interested in academic and/or project-based research and services.

How to apply

Send your CV and a one page research proposal to before October 11th.