Υποτροφία για διδακτορική διατριβή στη φιλοσοφία του Νου (Παν/μιο Bochum, Γερμανία) Μαρτίου 11, 2013Posted by estasinos in Μεταπτυχιακά, Υποτροφίες.
PhD in Philosophy: Grant available at the Institute of Philosophy II, Ruhr-University Bochum
At the Institute of Philosophy II of the Ruhr-University in Bochum a grant for a PhD student is offered in the area of philosophy of mind in the research group of Prof. Albert Newen. The PhD grant of 1.200 Euro per month is available for a period of three years (with an assessment after the first year). The grant is connected with the Anneliese-Meier-Award of the Humboldt-Foundation (held by Prof. Shaun Gallagher in cooperation with Prof. Newen in Bochum). Thus candidates should be interested in working out a PhD in the area of the philosophy of mind with a focus on emotion, social cognition, agency or self-consciousness. Furthermore, the PhD grant includes the opportunity to stay at the university of Memphis for 6 to 9 month within the three years (The external stay is coming with some financial support).
Preconditions: The applicants are expected to have an excellent M.A. (or Staatsexamen degree) in Philosophy. Their area of expertise should be in Philosophy of Mind or Philosophy of Language and they should be familiar with at least one of the following areas: Cognitive Psychology, Behavioral Biology, Artificial Intelligence or Neuroscience.
The applicant need not speak German at the time of application but he or she should be willing to learn German in order to be able to engage in everyday conversations soon. Candidates should be prepared to participate in weekly meetings of the research group of Prof. Newen in Bochum.
The position is available from 1st of May 2013 (not later than 1st of August 2013). The grant of 1.200 euro/month is available for a period of three years (with an assessment after the first year).
Please submit your applications with the usual documents (CV; copies of all certificates; a list of publications, talks, conferences attended and teaching experience – but without copies of your writings) and please send an outline of a project for the PhD (max. 2 pages) via email until 24th of March 2013 to (hard copy submissions cannot be returned): firstname.lastname@example.org