Job Advert: UJ Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy

The University of Johannesburg is pleased to announce that it intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy.

AOS: Post-Kantian European philosophy, German idealism, phenomenology and/or hermeneutics.
AOC: Open.
Essential: Completed PhD by start date; capacity and motivation to publish in peer-reviewed journals.
Start date: Negotiable, but early 2015 desirable.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in the Department’s intellectual life, which may include light teaching and administrative duties, as well as with the activities of the Centre for Phenomenology in South Africa, currently hosted at the Department.

Salary: R220.000 p.a. (untaxed, plus a travel fund subject to suitable progress with publications).
Duration: one year initially with the possibility of renewal for a second year, depending on publications.

Application: candidates should email (a) a research proposal of 700-1000 words, (b) two pieces of written work of 8000-10.000 words, (c) a CV with the email addresses of three referees, and (d) a covering letter to: Prof Rafael Winkler at
Deadline: Friday the 26th of September 2014.

The University reserves the right not to appoint and to continue searching after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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