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Postdoctoral Fellowships

Political Theory/Political Philosophy

University of Frankfurt - Centre for Advanced Studies "Justitia Amplificata: Rethinking Justice – Applied and Global"

Duration and Starting Date: 12 months, starting on either September 1st or October 1st 2011, according to the Fellows' convenience.

The Centre for Advanced Studies "Justitia Amplificata: Rethinking Justice – Applied and Global", funded by the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) at the University of Frankfurt is seeking to appoint three Postdoctoral fellows in political theory/political philosophy for the academic year 2011/2012.

Candidates should have completed, or be close to the completion of, a doctorate in political theory/political philosophy, and should have proven potential to conduct and publish research at an international level. Candidates' research should fall within the Centre's areas of focus, namely global justice and applied theories of justice, as well as methodological questions on how to apply theories of justice to non-ideal circumstances.

Please send your application in English (a 2-3 page research project, CV, writing sample of preferably not more than 7,000 words (can be an excerpt), and two letters of reference) to the administrative officer of Justitia Amplificata, Ms Valérie Bignon, bignon@em.uni-frankfurt.de.

Closing date is March 31st 2011.

For the conditions of award of the fellowship, please click here (pdf, 292 KB)

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