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.