The Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science at the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a Deputy researcher in Practical Philosophy focusing on Sustainable Finance at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2022
Eligible for the position is anyone that holds a master degree in practical philosophy, or equivalent competence from another subject area.
AssessmentThe most important ground for assessment is scientific knowledge and skill of relevance to the research questions and interests of the Financial Ethics Research Group and the Sustainable Finance Lab. Documented PhD-training and related research, as well as experience of interdisciplinary collaboration, is of particular value. Merits are demonstrated by written account of earlier research experience and scientific publications of relevance for the position. Publications can include works “in the pipeline”, i.e. drafts close to be submitted to a scientific journal, or submitted but not yet accepted manuscripts. The recruitment process may include interviews and contacting references.
Subject area descriptionFinancial ethics is the application of concepts, methods and theories from practical philosophy to critical issues in financial practices and systems. This employment more precisely concerns issues about how financial practices and systems can and ought to contribute to the transition towards a more sustainable society.
Job assignmentsThe position provides the researcher with an opportunity to solidify and develop his or her scientific skills through conducting research in financial ethics with relevance for sustainable finance. The researcher is expected to spend most of his or her employment on research. Additional duties, such as teaching and other teaching-related activities, will not exceed 20 %. The research will be conducted in close collaboration with other researchers in the Financial Ethics Research Group and the Sustainable Finance Lab. The researcher is expected to actively participate in group-related seminars, events and other activities. He or she is expected to carry out the vast majority of the research in Gothenburg and to participate in a regular and consistent manner in the department’s other relevant research activities.
How to Apply?Application Method: online_applicationRef. No. PAR 2022/1554
The following documents should be attached to the application (in pdf):
- A certificate of a master or PhD degree relevant for the eligibility criterion.
- A very short (max 500 words) description of research interests and earlier experiences of relevance.
- A CV listing academic degrees, employments, publications, and other relevant merits.