3-year postdoc position at the University of Basel


    Postdoc in Family Ethics

    Sabine Hohl is looking for a postdoc to work with her and a Ph.D. student in the project “Just Parenthood: The Ethics and Politics of Childrearing in the 21st Century” at the University of Basel. The project is founded by the Swiss National Science Foundation for a period of five years (2023-2028). 


    • Ph.D. in philosophy (finished within the last 2 years or submitted by the time of the starting date).
    • Interest in and, ideally, prior knowledge in family ethics.
    • Experience with publishing academic work and/ or ideas for publications.

    Job information

    • Contract for 3 years with possibility of extension for up to a total of 5 years (until April 2028).
    • The position is full time. Salary is between 80’000 and 93’000 CHF brutto per year (yearly increases).
    • Tasks: Research and organization of events within the project “Just parenthood”, participation in the research colloquium.
    • 3000 CHF per year for trips to conferences or workshops.
    • Two short stays at other universities budgeted for.
    • Place: University of Basel, Switzerland (remote work options can be discussed.)

    Please apply to sabine.hohl@unibas.ch
    Documents requested:

    • CV
    • Letter of motivation
    • Ideas for your research within the project (max. 2 pages)
    • 2 references (names and contact information)
    • Writing sample (e.g., a chapter of your dissertation or a paper)
    • Copies of your diplomas

    If you want to apply, please request the project description first by writing to sabine.hohl@unibas.ch.

    Deadline for applications is 10 April 2023.
    Starting date between 1 May and 1 August 2023.