The Department of Philosophy at UFRGS invites applications for one (01) position as Postdoctoral fellow researcher in Philosophy, areas of specialization and concentration open, starting between February and March 2014, pending administrative approval.
This is a one-year appointment possibly renewable for a second year. 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. That course, which lasts one semester, may be taught in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.
The current monthly value of postdoctoral scholarships amounts to 4.100 reais (Brazilian currency).
Applicants must have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. by January 01, 2014.
Those who are not Brazilians should prove home address. They cannot be employed by another institution during the period of their appointment at UFRGS, nor be retired.
How to Apply
Candidates should send email to apply to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 November 01, 2013, to ensure full consideration.
An interview via Skype in English, Spanish or Portuguese, will be scheduled with selected candidates.
Located in Porto Alegre, the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) is one of the five largest and most qualified universities in Brazil and it is considered one of the most important higher education institutions in Latin America. Ranked among the top philosophy departments in Brazil for research and teaching, the Department of Philosophy teaches a wide range of courses in the main areas of philosophy.
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