Posted: 5 de August de 2015 by Fernando Furtado in Job, News


The Department of Philosophy of the University of Campinas (Unicamp) calls for applications for two (02) positions as Postdoctoral Fellow Researcher in Philosophy. The areas of specialisation and concentration are open. The  positions should start around September or November 2015, pending administrative approval. This is a one-year appointment possibly renewable for a second year.

Researcher’s responsibilities include teaching one undergraduate or graduate course on a topic related to the researcher’s area of interest, leaving the other semester free to pursue research (which include organizing seminars with students). The courses may be taught in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. It lasts one semester, but can be offered in a concentrated period of the

semester according to the University rules. 

The current monthly value of postdoctoral scholarships amounts to 4.100 reais (Brazilian currency).


Applicants must have completed the requirements for the PhD by July 01, 2015 or before, and have no more than a 10 years PhD degree. Those who are not Brazilians should prove home

address. They cannot be employed by another institution during the period of their appointment at Unicamp, nor be retired.

How to Apply:

Candidates should send email to apply to <> with “Application for post-doc position” in the subject, with the following attachments:

01) A current curriculum vitae;

02) Contact information of two referees who will be asked to comment specifically on the applicants qualification;

03) A research proposal (not to exceed 1,500 words), describing the project to be carried out; and

04) A sample of Academic writing.


Completed applications must be received by August 31, 2015, to ensure full consideration. An interview via Skype in English, Spanish or Portuguese will be scheduled with short-listed candidates during September.

About the University of Campinas

Located in Campinas, the University of Campinas (Unicamp) is one of the largest and most qualified universities in Brazil and is considered one of the most important higher education institutions in Latin America. Ranked among the top philosophy departments in Brazil and in the world for research and teaching, the Department of Philosophy teaches a wide range of courses in the main areas of philosophy. Philosophy at University of Campinas has been ranked among the world top 100 by QS World University Rankings for three times consecutively (see 

Further information

Please visit or 

or contact the Director of Graduate Programme: 

Marco Ruffino <>



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