Postdoc position in Practical Philosophy

Bewerbungsfrist: 31.07.2024

Postdoc position in Practical Philosophy

100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The ETH Professorship for Practical Philosophy in the department for Humanities, Social and Political sciences offers a postdoc positions in practical philosophy (Prof. Dr. Dr. Nadia Mazouz). The position is initially limited to two years with an option for extension, starting October 1st, 2024 or by arrangement.
Research at the professorship centrally addresses today's challenges to theory building in ethics and political philosophy – specifically epistemic, cultural and ethical pluralism. These are explored theoretically, but also in different fields of applied ethics, i.e. TechEthics and Bioethics.

Job description

The position is dedicated to research on a project of your choice in the field of interest of the professorship. Academic exchange at the professorship, at the department and beyond is expected. Teaching is expected as well as support in the organization of scientific conferences and other events.
The position is paid according to standard ETH scale. Support for conference travel and research expenses is also available.

Your profile

You have an excellent master's degree and an outstanding doctorate in philosophy or a related discipline.
We are looking for highly motivated, committed, and creative individuals, able to work in a team and with excellent communication skills. Working in a top-level research environment, the candidate will have a unique opportunity to develop her/his research abilities.

Your workplace

ETH Zürich, Stampfenbachstrasse 69, 8092 Zürich

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.

Working, teaching and research at ETH Zurich

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV
  • List of Publications
  • Detailed exam documents (records of transcript, bachelor and master or diploma and PhD certificate)
  • A short motivation statement describing your past intellectual development and future goals
  • A short research statement describing the projects you may be interested in pursuing
  • 2-3 publications
  • 2 Letters of recommendation

Applications must be submitted by July 31, 2024. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. Application can be in English or German.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Nadia Mazouz, email: (no applications).


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