PhD Candidate Position in Metaphysics and Philosophical Anthropology, Netherlands

  •  PhD
  •  15-Aug-2024
  •   Netherlands
  • $$  Gross monthly salary €2,770 – €3,539

Radboud University is pleased to announce a PhD scholarship opportunity in the Department of Metaphysics and Philosophical Anthropology within the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies. This scholarship is aimed at fostering research on the project “The Origins of Philosophical Anthropology in Classical German Philosophy”.

The scholarship is open to applicants from all countries. Eligible candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Philosophy or be close to obtaining one. The successful candidate will conduct research on the anthropological theories of classical German philosophers, contributing to the understanding and development of this academic discipline.Radboud University is renowned for its commitment to groundbreaking research, high-quality education, and fostering a supportive and inclusive academic community located in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. With a focus on addressing global challenges and promoting equal opportunities, the university offers a dynamic environment where students and staff collaborate across disciplines. Its Faculty of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies exemplifies this mission by integrating historical and contemporary perspectives in its teaching and research, thereby contributing to the analysis and solution of major societal issues.

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PhD Candidate Position in Metaphysics and Philosophical Anthropology, Netherlands Established in 1923, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (Radboud University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Nijmegen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Gelderland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands), Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (RU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 96 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All countries are eligible.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in Metaphysics and Philosophical Anthropology.
  • Admissible Criteria:
    To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Hold a Master’s degree in Philosophy or be close to obtaining one.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in German Philosophy and anthropological theories of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
  • Possess excellent command of English (spoken and written) and good writing skills.
  • Have excellent reading skills in German.
  • Be able to conduct independent research and work in a collaborative research environment.
  • Be willing to provide teaching (up to 10% of working time).

Offered Benefits

  • Employment: 1.0 FTE
  • Contract Duration: 1.5 years, with a potential extension of 2.5 years (4-year contract).
  • Salary: Starting salary of €2,770 gross per month based on a 38-hour working week, increasing to €3,539 in the fourth year.
  • Additional Benefits: 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Support Services: Dual Career and Family Support Service for partners and families, extra days off (30 or 41 days annual leave), flexible working hours, various leave arrangements, working from home options, good pension plan, and various training and development schemes.

Application Process

Applicants should submit their applications via the provided application button, addressing their letter of application to Dr. Manja Kisner. The application form will indicate the necessary documents to include with the application. The first interviews will be held on Thursday, 29 August 2024.

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