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(a) 2 Postdoctoral Research Fellows (TVöD 13), Goethe University Frankfurt

The Centre for Advanced Studies “Justitia Amplificata: Rethinking Justice – Applied and Global” seeks to appoint two Postdoctoral Research Fellows based at Goethe University of Frankfurt. The Centre is funded by the German Research Council (“DFG”) and directed by Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst and Prof. Dr. Stefan Gosepath. Both positions are available for 3 years (with a possible extension of one year) and are full time (40 hours per week). Salary will be based on the German public service pay-grade of TVöD 13 or the equivalent pay grade from labour agreements applicable to Goethe University Frankfurt.

The Centre for Advanced Studies examines questions of justice with a special emphasis on global justice. The main duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate entail: management of the overall project, organisation of the Justitia Amplificata fellowship programme, lending support and assistance to visiting fellows, the organisation of events hosted by Justitia Amplificata as well as active participation in the areas of research covered by the Centre. Contribution to teaching is desired. The Postdoctoral Research Fellows will be given the opportunity to conduct independent research in the areas of political theory and/or political philosophy as well as to acquire further academic qualifications.

We are looking for candidates who have completed their PhD in philosophy or political science on issues of political theory or philosophy and with a special emphasis on questions of justice. Excellent knowledge of English as well as the willingness to learn German within a year is essential. Experiences in teaching, research and university administration are expected. In addition we are looking for candidates who display a high degree of social, organisational and communicative skills.

Please send your application with the usual documents (also in electronic format) to Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst. The usual documents should encompass a covering letter, CV, certificates, the names of two referees, and a research proposal (2-3 pages).
Closing date
: 15.09.2014

Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Grüneburgplatz 1, Fach EXC 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Deutschland

E-mail: sekretariat.forst@soz.uni-frankfurt.de

 

(b) 1 Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Permanent Member of the Board of Directors (TVöD 14), Goethe University Frankfurt

The Centre for Advanced Studies “Justitia Amplificata: Rethinking Justice – Applied and Global” seeks to appoint one Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Permanent Member of the Board of Directors based at Goethe University of Frankfurt. The Centre is funded by the German Research Council (“DFG”) and directed by Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst and Prof. Dr. Stefan Gosepath. The position is available for three years (with a possible extension of one year) and is full time (40 hours per week). Salary will be based on the German public service pay grade of TVöD 14 or the equivalent pay grade from labour agreements applicable to Goethe University Frankfurt.

The Centre for Advanced Studies examines questions of justice with a special emphasis on global justice. The successful candidate will be a permanent member of the board of directors and will as such help to lead and coordinate the work of the Centre. The appointed candidate will also be responsible for financial issues, for example for managing funds. Further duties and responsibilities of the position entail the management of the overall project, organisation of the Justitia Amplificata fellowship programme, lending support and assistance to visiting fellows, the organisation of events hosted by Justitia Amplificata as well as active participation in the areas of research covered by the Centre. Contribution to teaching is desired. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be given the opportunity to conduct independent research in the areas of political theory and/or political philosophy as well as to acquire further academic qualifications.

We are looking for a candidate who has completed a PhD in philosophy or political science on issues of political theory or philosophy and with a special emphasis on questions of justice. Additionally we expect the candidate to have the ability to conduct first-class research in the field and to carry through conceptual work for the Centre. Excellent knowledge of English and German is required. Experiences in teaching, research and university administration are desired. In addition, we are looking for candidates who display a high degree of social, organisational and communicative skills.

Please send your application with the usual documents (also in electronic format) to Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst who should also be addressed with further enquiries.
The usual documents should encompass a covering letter, CV, certificates, the names of two referees, and a research proposal (2-3 pages).
Closing date: 15.09.2014.

Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Grüneburgplatz 1, Fach EXC 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Deutschland

E-mail: sekretariat.forst@soz.uni-frankfurt.de

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