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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty I - Institute of History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Literature / Philosophy of Cognition

Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:

Research Associate (PostDoc) - salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 2nd qualification period

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

  • Further qualification as part of the habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements in the field of Philosophy of Cognition
  • Teaching courses in the compulsory philosophy modules of the Bachelor program “Culture and Technology” as well as in the Master program “Theory and History of Science and Technology” (currently 4 SWS) in at least two areas of philosophy: e.g. philosophy of cognition/philosophy of mind, ethics, philosophy of technology,
    history of philosophy, metaphysics, philosophy of language
  • Supervision and evaluation of BA and MA theses
  • Active participation in the implementation and organization of workshops and conferences as well as in the conception of research projects and joint project proposals
  • Support of the Philosophy Department, e.g. in student advisory services, in the implementation and organization of examinations and in the area of courses of free choice


  • At the time of application, successfully completed academic higher education studies and a completed doctoral degree in philosophy
  • Research interests in several areas of philosophy, especially in the field of philosophy of cognition
  • Knowledge of at least one other area of philosophy (e.g. history of philosophy, ethics, philosophy of technology) desirable
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with current developments in at least one other field of science, e.g. computer science, cognitive science, psychology, neuroscience, biology (optional), e.g. proven by an interdisciplinary degree
  • Willingness for interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration with other chairs and research groups at the institute in research and teaching
  • Didactic aptitude and commitment in teaching
  • The ability to teach in German and/or English is required; willingness to acquire any missing language skills

How to apply:

Please send your application, stating the reference number, with the usual documents (summarized in a PDF document, max. 5 MB) exclusively by e-mail to: to Prof. Dr. Beate Krickel

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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät I, Institut für Philosophie, Literatur-, Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte, FG Philosophie der Kognition, Prof. Dr. Beate Krickel, Sekr. H 72, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin