5-year PhD position in Ethics & Political Philosophy at the Université de Fribourg


    Département de Philosophie / Departement für Philosophie
    Av. de l'Europe 20, CH-1700 Fribourg - +41 26 300 75 24 - philosophie@unifr.ch

    5-year Funded PhD position in Ethics & Political Philosophy at the Université de Fribourg

    Applications are invited for a funded 5-year PhD position (50%) in ethics and political philosophy at
    the Université de Fribourg, Switzerland.


    - Writing a doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. Ralf Bader.
    - Teaching one semester-long proseminar per academic year in German.
    - Supporting administrative tasks, research activities and teaching of the chair for ethics and political philosophy.



    - Master's degree or equivalent in philosophy.
    - Very good knowledge of English and German.
    - PhD project in ethics or political philosophy (broadly construed).


    CHF 30,776.52 per annum in the 1st year up to CHF 36,828.02 per annum in the 5th year.

    Starting date:

    1st September 2024 or to be agreed.


    Duration of employment:

    The appointment is initially for one year (probationary period) with the possibility of extension to a
    total of 5 years.

    Applications received by 31st March 2024 will be given the fullest consideration.


    Applications consisting of:

    1. curriculum vitae;
    2. a research proposal for a doctoral thesis of about 2-3 pages;
    3. a writing sample of about 15-20 pages should be sent by email to ralf.bader@unifr.ch

    Two confidential letters of recommendation should also be sent by email to ralf.bader@unifr.ch