Multi-Year Post-Docs at the FAGI

The FAGI presently has no plans to advertise further post-doctoral positions in the immediately foreseeable future. As soon as we do, we will post ads for such positions on this webpage. Below you will find our most recent ad for multi-year post-doctoral positions.


2 Post-Doctoral Fellowships


The Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy/Department of Philosophy of the University of Leipzig invites applications for the following positions as from April 2018:

2 Post-Doctoral Fellowships
(full-time position, initially terminated for 3 years)
standard public service salary: Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L

The positions will be affiliated with the Forschungskolleg Analytic German Idealism.

AOS: Open
AOC: Some aspect of the German philosophical tradition form Kant to Wittgenstein



  • conception of and participation in research projects of the Department of Philosophy
    teaching (2 courses per year)
  • assistance in planning and preparing events associated with the FAGI
  • assistance in matters of academic governance
  • independent research
  • Teaching



In the selection of candidates, the following three criteria will all play an important role:

  • quality of previous research and publications
  • fit of the candidate’s research profile with the research program of the FAGI and the research foci of the Department of Philosophy
  • international and especially transatlantic experience

Completion of a PhD in Philosophy is required.



Please send written applications with CV, two letters of recommendation, a one-page outline of research interests and a writing sample (ca. 20 pages) referencing 238/2017 by Dec. 1, 2017 (extension) to:

Universität Leipzig
Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften und Philosophie
Institut für Philosophie
Herrn Professor Dr. James Conant
Beethovenstraße 15
04107 Leipzig

Disabled persons are encouraged to apply and will be preferred if equally qualified.