Professor of Theory of Science (Göteborg)

We are looking for a leading researcher with an ability to further develop the successful research carried out in the subject domain at the Department and create an environment for both research and education of high quality. The position is centred around research in the subject area of the post, supervision of doctoral students and teaching at undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral level. In the first two years, the assigned work tasks will mainly comprise research activities well as development and leadership of the Department’s research seminar in theory of science. The holder of the position is expected to apply for external research funding and together with subject colleagues develop a research environment of the highest international standard at the Department.

The holder of the position is expected to be physically present at the Department and regularly participate in its operations.

The successful applicant must be ready to carry out assignments requiring Swedish language skills (oral and written) within two years of employment. The University of Gothenburg’s Appointments Procedure for Teachers provides that applicants who lack formal training in teaching and learning in higher education corresponding to at least 15 Swedish higher education credits (equivalent to half a semester of full-time studies), and who are not considered to have acquired equivalent expertise in some other way, must complete such training within one year of employment.

Read more about the position here (in English) or here (in Swedish).