Researcher in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Classical Philology – University of Gothenburg

The successful applicant will be employed by the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Theory of science (FloV), as a researcher in the field of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Classical Philology (AMP). Current research within AMP specialises on medieval logic, natural philosophy and translation studies with a focus on Greek and Latin literature. The appointed candidate will participate in and contribute to the further development of AMP’s research on natural philosophy and translation studies as well as participate in the AMP seminar series and international MA programme.

Eligible for a research position are those with a PhD or other foreign degree that is deemed equivalent to PhD. The subject of the doctoral thesis and/or other research publications should be in a research area relevant to the subject description above. A strong scientific track record within the field(s) of the medieval reception of Aristotle’s works on natural philosophy and/or translation studies focusing on Greek and Latin literature will be considered as particularly important. The department is in this case looking for an experienced researcher, typically at the level of full professor. A record of academic leadership will also be taken into account.

The deadline for applications is 16 August 2021, and the first day of employment will be 1 September 2021, or upon agreement.

Full details can be found on the university website, or by contacting Professer Christina Thomsen Thörnqvist.  

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