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Junior Fellowship in the Philosophy of Episodic Memory (1-2 months)

The Chair of Philosophy of Language and Cognition in cooperation with the Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution at Ruhr University Bochum invites application for a short-term junior fellowship in the Philosophy of Episodic Memory (one or two months, 2000€/month).

Applicants must have been awarded a doctoral degree and they must have a strong publication record in the area of philosophy of mind and/or epistemology with a close interdisciplinary connection to cognitive and neuro-science. The research proposal should be related to the philosophy of episodic memory and should connect to accounts on memory developed in the Mercator Research Group “Structures of Memory”. The candidate should be on track for a promising postdoc career in philosophy and should be open for active collaborations. Applications are due by January 5, 2018. Please send your application as well as requests for further information to Professor Dr. Markus Werning (

Applications should include:

  1. A (brief) letter of application including personal information academic background, and research interests.
  2. A one-page proposal for a research project.
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. One representative article as PDF.
  5. One letter of recommendation.

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

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