Post-doc position in Evidence and Neuroscience; University of Aarhus, Denmark

Post doc position in Evidence and Neuroscience

The Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas invites applicants for a three year post doc position in evidence and neuroscience. The aim of the project is to map forms of knowledge in relation to the new brain sciences and to understand how they are translated across and outside of the scientific realm. This will allow to place current developments in the neuro – and cognitive sciences in a broader context of medical philosophy, sociology and/or anthropology. In the assessment of applicants for the position, emphasis is placed on research qualifications in anthropology, sociology and/or philosophy concerning implications of and evidence in the new neurosciences. The position is funded by the MINDLab initiative at University of Aarhus. It is expected that the person appointed will engage actively in the research environment at the Department (including the research centre Health, Humanity and Culture) and at MindLab. 

For more information please contact  Uffe Juul Jensen, filujj(at)

Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas is one of seven departments at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Aarhus. It offers BA and MA programmes in philosophy and in the history of ideas. In addition, the department is among the largest suppliers in the humanities of supplementary courses, Master’s courses and of Continuing Education. The total number of students at the department is 750. The productive research and teaching environment at the department consists of thirty tenured researchers, a dozen Postdoc/assistant professors and project employed researchers, twenty research students and a secretary staff of seven. MINDLab is a multi-disciplinary research initiative under the Danish UNIK program, see details at

Applicants without any knowledge of Danish would be expected, if appointed, to acquire within two years a sufficient level of proficiency in the language to be able to participate in all the activities of the Institute.

All are invited to apply, regardless of age, gender, race, religion and ethnicity.

It is expected that the person appointed will be present at the department on a normal daily basis.

The Faculty of Humanities refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

The application must include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities,

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

The publications, 3 copies of a maximum of 5 to be considered in the evaluation should be sent to the Department of Philosophy and History of Ideastudies, Aarhus University, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 7, DK-8000 Århus C, Denmark, marked with the number mentioned below.

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