Centre for Ethics and Humanism
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Vacancy: Full Time PhD position in the fields of Philosophy, Theology and Communication Sciences

August 30th, 2018 | Posted by admin in News

The Centre for Ethics of the Free University of Brussels (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, www.ethu.be), in collaboration with the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre (University of Copenhagen, www.teol.ku.dk/skc/english/), offers a full time PhD position in the fields of Philosophy, Theology and Communication Sciences. The vacancy is open for a research position of 3 years, in order to realize a Joint-PhD in philosophy, theology or communication sciences. The position starts December 1st 2018, and is supervised by Prof. Karl Verstrynge and Prof. Joakim Garff.

Candidates are expected to show strong affinity with and interest in the domain of philosophy, theology or media sociology, hold an academic master degree in the large field of humanities and dispose of excellent knowledge of English. Demonstrable affinity with existential philosophy, the thought of Søren Kierkegaard or digital culture is advisable.

The selected candidate will work some semesters at VUB (Brussels) and some at KUA (Copenhagen).

Applications are to be sent latest by October 1st 2018 to Prof. Karl Verstrynge. When applying, a motivation and an elaborated vision (max. 5 pages) on the theme under concern are expected to be included with the CV. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

For a description of the research theme, see the pdf.


Contact information:

Prof. dr. K. Verstrynge
Dept. of Philosophy
Free University of Brussels (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussels
E-mail: karl.verstrynge@vub.be
Tel.: (0032) 2-629 2596