Call for Researcher

Junior researcher position in paraconsistent logic

Emerging Field: Logic and Philosophy of Science,

Department of Logic, Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) in Toruń, Poland

The position

Department of Logic of NCU in Toruń and Emerging Field: “Logic and  Philosophy of  Science” invite beginning researchers to apply for a  junior researcher position in paraconsistent logic.  Next to the  general studying of logic and philosophy, the aim is to focus on some  aspects of non-classical logic, particularly paraconsistency, with the
emphasis on the Polish approach to it  (https://apcz.umk.pl/czasopisma/index.php/LLP/article/view/LLP.2001.004/0).

The expected result is the preparation of papers on non-classical  logic. The work includes, among others, seminars, discussions,  research, and also practice in preparing drafts of papers. The person  hired for the position will be recommended for a PhD student position  in philosophy in Doctoral School of Humanities, Theology and Arts  (Academia Artium Humaniorum) in 2021/2022 with the research project  based on Polish approach to paraconsistent logic.

Experience and requirements

Candidates are required to have (for the full list of required  documents, please see below):

  • a master’s degree in philosophy or mathematics (or to be close to  obtaining it),
  • ability to work in a team and social competence,
  • at least one publication in English published in journal devoted to  logic, philosophy or mathematics.

The offer includes

  •  practice in writing scientific texts,
  • co-authorship of publications submitted to the highly rated journals,
  • co-authorship of papers presented at international conferences,
  • financed cooperation,
  • a chance of obtaining additional funds for the implementation of  individual tasks connected with publishing activity,
  • a PhD student position in philosophy in Doctoral School of  Humanities, Theology and Arts,
  • after obtaining a PhD student position, a scholarship for doctoral  students at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

Application instruction

The deadline is the 10th of July.

If you are interested, please send your application to the following  e-mail address: s.nurkiewicz@umk.pl

Please attach the following documents to your application:

  1. Motivation letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Opinion of the supervisor of the master’s thesis or another  academic employee of the unit in which the thesis was/is prepared on  the value of the candidate’s master’s thesis.
  4. Achievements and qualifications of the candidate:
    1. Scientific publications: a list of all publications of the  candidate and copies of up to three selected publications/papers to be  included in the assessment
    2. Qualifications and activity in the field of science:
      • participation as a lecturer in conferences, scientific projects  (indicate the three most important ones),
      • organizational work for scientific projects, involvement in  editorial offices of scientific publications, activity in the work of  student research clubs (indicate the three most important achievements),
      • external scholarships and awards (maximum three), –   other qualifications important for the implementation of the
        notified project.

Call for Researcher

Call for Researcher

Emerging Field: Logic and Philosophy of Science,
Department of Logic, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń,
Poland

Toruń Logic Group invites beginning researchers to take part in the project financed by Emerging Field: Logic and Philosophy of Science (www.umk.pl/en/research-uni/emerging-fields/humanities/).

Purpose:
The aim of the project is research on applications of relating logic and semantics (more details on relating logic and semantics at: https://www.filozofia.umk.pl/katedra-logiki/konferencje/call-na-workshop-on-relating-logic/ ) to the following areas:

  • epistemic logic
  • causal logic
  • deontic logic.

Role of young researcher:
The aim of participations in the project is to work on those areas under supervision of experienced researcher, which includes, among others, discussions, research, and preparation of drafts of papers.

Our offer:

  • online, financed cooperation for at least one year
  • co-authorship of publications submitted to the highly rated journals
  • co-authorship of papers presented at international conferences
  • practice in writing scientific texts
  • payment for the implementation of individual tasks
  • possibility of scholarship for doctoral studies at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń after one year of good-cooperation
  • possibility of scholarship for a research visit at NCU in Toruń, after the pandemic ends.

Conditions and deadline:
Candidates should have a master’s degree or be close to obtaining a master’s degree. If you are interested, please send your application to the following e-mail address:
s.nurkiewicz@umk.pl
The deadline is: 05th, April

Required attachments:

  • CV
  • description of academic achievements and scientific interests
  • motivation letter
  • recommendation letter (not necessary, but welcome).