Archai UNESCO Chair announces 2 postdoctoral positions in Ancient Philosophy at the Philosophy Department of University of Brasília, under supervision of Prof. Gabriele Cornelli.
The posts are fixed-term for 20 months, starting from March 1, 2015 to October 30, 2016.
The Fellowships are sponsored by Brazilian Ministry of Education.
Successful candidate will earn monthly R$ 4,100 (Brazilian Reais), tax free, and must demonstrate the following elegibility criteria :
(i) An outstanding research record, preferably in Platonic philosophy, appropriate to the present stage of the applicant’s career, with evidence of potential for producing distinguished research.
(ii) Excellent knowledge of ancient Greek.
(iii) The ability to work closely and productively with research collaborators, and to conduct advanced research individually and without close supervision.
(iv) Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
(v) Candidates should have received the degree of PhD (or equivalent) after March 2009.
Post-holders are expected to develop collaborative research, to publish research results and to contribute to Archai UNESCO Chair by helping organize conferences, supervising students and teaching.
Applicants are invited to submit applications including :
a. A Curriculum Vitae including list of publications.
b. A brief Memorial (no more than 1000 words) of the academic trajectory of the applicant.
c. A statement of proposed research (no more than 2000 words) specifying the topic(s) to be studied and mentioning expected publication ;
d. A sample of written work (about the length of a journal article or book chapter).
e. One Letter of Reference to be sent (preferably by email) directly to the email address below.
All documents should be submitted in digital format (better if in PDF) to the emails : archai chez unb.br and gabriele.cornelli chez gmail.com.
Allowed languages for the application are : Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, Português.
Closing date for applications : November 2nd, 2014.
Coordenador da Cátedra UNESCO Archai / UnB
Coordenador do Núcleo de Estudos Clássicos / UnB
President of the International Plato Society
Universidade de Brasília
Departamento de Filosofia
Caixa Postal : 4497
70904-970 Brasília - DF
Phone : +55 (61) 3107-7040/6623
E-mail : cornelli chez unb.br
Home-page : www.archai.unb.br