JOB: Senior or Junior Fellowship in Philosophical Semantics (1-4 months):

Posted: 28 de May de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Sem categoria
Senior or Junior Fellowship in Philosophical Semantics (1-4 months)
We are pleased to announce an international call for fellowships for the
academic year September 2011 to July 2012 aimed at outstanding researchers.
We are flexible concerning the exact visiting period.

The fellow will be affiliated with the following units at the Ruhr
University Bochum:

The Chair of Philosophy of Language and Cognition at the Department of
Philosophy II
The Mercator Research Group “Structures of Memory”
The Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree and they must have an outstanding
publication record in the philosophy of mind and language with a focus on
semantics. Applicants for the senior fellowship are expected to work at
least on the level of an associate professor. The research proposal should
indicate an interest in one or more of the following topics: (i) semantic
compositionality, (ii) contextuality, (iii) lexical decomposition, (iv)
semantic memory, (v) embodied / emulative semantics.

Applications are due by July 10, 2011. Please send your application as well
as requests for further information to Prof. Dr. Markus Werning

The fellow will be invited to deliver a fellow lecture and will participate
in an interdisciplinary research program.

Applications should include:

– A (brief) letter of application including personal information academic
background, and research interests (please indicate the number and the title
of the fellowship you apply for).
– A brief proposal for a research project (1-2 pages) if the fellowship is
planned for at least two months)
– CV including a list of publications, talks, conferences attended and
teaching experience.
– One representative article as PDF document.
– Only for applicants for a junior fellowship: one letter of recommendation
addressing the applicants’ qualification for a research project. This should
be send from the referees directly or through a letter service.

All documents of the candidate should be sent electronically. We regret that
we will not be able to return any submitted material.

More information at:


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