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Postdoc Job in Technology and Social Change – Linkoping, Sweden 2022

Linköping University, Sweden

Linkoping University offers Postdoc in Technology and Social Change at the Department of Thematic Studies – Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: max 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Centre for Medical Humanities and Bioethics
Department of Thematic Studies
Linköping University
Linkoping, Sweden

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Qualification Details

The position requires a doctorate or an equivalent degree from a foreign university. The doctorate shall have been obtained no longer than three years before the expiration date of the application.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The selected candidate is expected to conduct research on questions that arise at the intersection between biomedicine and the humanities, particularly addressing epistemological questions when perspectives from the humanities and biomedicine are brought into dialogue with each other. As an example, this can include studies of epistemological perspectives and conditions when perspectives from the neurosciences and phenomenological philosophy are brought into such dialogue.

The duties of the appointed post doc include writing academic texts in English, and the selected candidate is expected to work independently and, possibly, together with other researchers. Duties also include participation in seminars at the Department of Thematic Studies – Technology and Social Change as well as at the Centre for Medical Humanities and Bioethics. A post doc should primarily be conducting research.

It is a requirement for this position that the candidate has documented scientific expertise in in medical humanities, broadly understood. It is also a requirement that the applicant has documented expertise in written English. The applicant must have good proficiency in spoken English.

Documented scientific qualifications in the fields of epistemology, philosophy of science, neurophenomenology and/or phenomenology of medicine are of particular merit. A Postdoc will essentially carry out research. The position may also involve teaching, but during no more than a fifth of work time.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page


Reference Number: TEMA-2021-00229
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

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About the Department

The Department of Thematic Studies was the first in Sweden to offer an academic setting for thematically organised, interdisciplinary, socially relevant research. We combine strong research with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and courses, often in collaboration with actors outside the university.

Read more at https://liu.se/en/organisation/liu/tema

About the Employer: Linköping University


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