19 de abril de 2018

Four visiting fellowships in philosophy(incl. logic), Milan (Italy), Deadline: 21 May 2018



Visiting Fellowship Programme (2018-2019)

*The Department of Philosophy ?Piero Martinetti?*, Università degli Studi Milano, invites applications for:

 * *2 Senior Visiting Fellows*
 * *2 Junior Visiting Fellows*

The Department is committed to world-leading research in all areas of Philosophy with particular strengths in:

 * The history of philosophy and science;
 * Logic, epistemology, philosophy of language and mind;
 * Theoretical philosophy, ethics and aesthetics;
 * Anthropology, geography and social sciences.

In addition, the Department has been traditionally very active in forging and consolidating interdisciplinary links ranging from the arts and humanities, to pure and applied sciences. In recognition of this, the Department has been selected by the Italian Ministry of Research and Education to benefit from a 5 year Excellence scheme (2018-2022). This will further enhance the wide range of ongoing research activities.

The Department of Philosophy is located in a beautiful historical building right in the centre of Milan (5 minutes walk to the Duomo and La Scala). The fellows may enjoy the thriving life of the city and the exciting and friendly environment in which the philosophical activities of the Department are carried out.


     *Senior Visiting Positions*

Senior scholars are invited to spend 4 to 5 weeks at the ?Pietro Martinetti? Philosophy Department of the Università degli Studi di Milano. The visits must be scheduled between 15 September 2018 and 20 June 2019. Senior Fellows are expected to work on their own research project and to participate in the life of the Department by offering 16 hours of teaching (e.g. a cycle of seminars and/or a PhD course), attending and giving talks, contributing to discussion groups, and interacting with students of the MA and PhD programmes. Senior Visiting Fellows are provided with office space, access to computing and printing facilities, and library access. The Department offers successful candidates a single gross payment of 7,500 euros (meant to cover travel, lodging, and any other expenses - taxation depends on the nationality and tax code of the visiting fellow). Applications for the Senior Visiting Positions will be evaluated by a departmental committee. They should be addressed to the head of Department, Prof. Luca Maria Bianchi (luca.bianchi@unimi.it <mailto:luca.bianchi@unimi.it>), adding in cc the fellowship programme coordinator, Dr. Luca Ciabarri (luca.ciabarri@unimi.it <mailto:luca.ciabarri@unimi.it>).. Applications must be submitted by Monday 21 May 2018.


     *Junior Visiting Positions*

Junior researchers (no more than 7 years after the PhD) are invited to spend 4 to 5 weeks at the ?Pietro Martinetti? Philosophy Department of the Università degli Studi di Milano. The visits must be scheduled between 15 September 2018 and 15 June 2019. Junior Fellows are expected to participate in the departmental activities, to develop a research project with professors and researchers of the Department and prepare at least two talks on their research. Junior Visiting Fellows, who are expected to frequent the Department regularly, are provided with office space, access to computing and printing facilities and library access. The Department offers successful candidates a single gross payment of 6.000 euros (meant to cover travel, lodging and any other expenses - taxation depends on the nationality and tax code of the visiting fellow). Applications for the Junior Visiting Positions will be evaluated by a departmental committee.  They must be addressed to the Department head, Prof. Luca Maria Bianchi (luca.bianchi@unimi.it <mailto:luca.bianchi@unimi.it>), adding in cc the fellowship programme coordinator, Dr. Luca Ciabarri (luca.ciabarri@unimi.it <mailto:luca.ciabarri@unimi.it>). Applications must be submitted by Monday 21 May 2018.


     *Application Procedure*

Applications should consist of:

 * (I) A motivational letter, which outlines the topic of your
   research, the kind of activities (talks, seminars, PhD lessons,
   etc.) you are willing to undertake, the proposed duration and timing
   of your stay.
 * (II) A short Curriculum Vitae (no more than 3 pages).
 * (III) Names, positions, organisations and email addresses for two
   referees (for Junior Visiting Positions only)