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Stellenanzeige für Doktoranden oder Postdocs an der Uni Tübingen

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a research position (TV-L 13, 65%, 3 years) for a doctoral student or a postdoc as part of the DFG-research project Dimensions of Doubt. On the Nature, Logic, and History of Doxastic Suspension led by
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Alexandra Zinke, starting 01 April 2021 or earlier.

The successful applicant will conduct research on the notion of suspension of judgment in the history of philosophy, e.g. in Pyrrhonian or Cartesian skepticism, in Hume’s or in Kant’s philosophy.


  • For doctoral students: Outstanding MA degree (or equivalent) in philosophy/ For postdocs: Outstanding PhD thesis in philosophy

  • Willingness to work in a collaborative research environment and to take an active part in the activities of the project group and the department (colloquia, workshops, etc.)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Candidates are requested to submit the following application material:

    • a CV

    • certificates (transcript of records and/or doctoral certificate)

    • a sample of written work (about 10 pages)

    • a short research proposal (about 2 pages)

    • two references.

      Please submit your application as one single PDF file to by 13 Sep 2020.

      For more information on the research project or the position, please contact

      The university of Tübingen seeks to raise the number of women in research and therefore urges qualified women academics to apply for these positions. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The employment will be carried out by the central administration of the University of Tübingen.

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