The Centre for Science Studies invites applications for the position of full professor or associate professor (depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate) in science studies with an expected starting date of February 2016.
We seek applicants with academic expertise in either one or several of the following areas: history of science, technology, or mathematics, philosophy of science, science communication, or related areas.
The Centre seeks to strengthen its research by attracting excellent researchers. The successful candidate is expected to take an active interest in developing the research profile of the Centre in collaboration with the other staff members.
The Centre teaches philosophy of science courses to almost all bachelor students at the Faculty of Science and Technology. The appointee is expected to take responsibility for one or more of these courses.
The Centre also has its own Master’s Programme in science studies. The appointee is expected to teach courses within this programme and engage in the development of new courses.
Moreover, the appointee will be expected to participate in all aspects of the Department’s activities and to be present on a daily basis.
The Centre for Science Studies is placed within the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology. The centre ranks as one of the major centres for the history and philosophy of science, technology, and mathematics in Europe. For more information about the Centre, please see: www.css.au.dk/en.
Further information may be obtained from Head of Department Niels O. Nygaard, phone +45 8715 5785, email firstname.lastname@example.orgFormalities and salary range
All applications must be made online and received by:15.10.2015
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