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Faculty positions in Mathematical and Philosophical Logic
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Faculty positions in Mathematical and Philosophical Logic, Wuhan (China)

Wuhan University, China


The School of Philosophy of Wuhan University plans to establish a research center for Modern Logic and Philosophy of Science. For the development of the center, the School of Philosophy seeks applications for two full-time positions available for logicians at the rank of assistant professor/associate professor/full professor beginning Fall 2020. 


The ideal candidate has a research focus in logical foundations of mathematics or computer science. This includes but is not limited to Meta-mathematics of Arithmetic and Set Theory, Proof Theory, Computability Theory, Model Theory, Logic in Computer Science, Philosophical Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics. 


We are particularly interested in candidates who bridge philosophy, mathematics, and computer science. Wuhan University strongly supports interdisciplinary and collaborative research, and we encourage individuals from diverse intellectual and scientific backgrounds to apply. 


Candidates are also expected to actively collaborate with research groups in the Center for Modern Logic and Philosophy of Science. The teaching load is low (each term at most one course) and classes can be taught in English, and the latter is also the academic language of the center.


Wuhan is the capital and largest city of the Chinese province of Hubei. Wuhan today is considered as the political, economic, financial, commercial, cultural and educational center of Central China. For more information about Wuhan, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuhan

 

Wuhan University is one of top universities in China, one of the most beautiful universities in China and an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Wuhan University, see https://en.whu.edu.cn/ 


Currently, the School of Philosophy of Wuhan University is highly international with 11 foreign faculties in analytical philosophy from Australia, United States, Germany, Canada, and Italy: three full professors, two associate professors and six postdoctoral researchers. For more information about the School of Philosophy, see https://www.whu.edu.cn/phi 


The successful applicants will have access to generous funding support from both the school and university. The work contract can be renewed when it becomes due. Applications received by February 9, 2020 will be given priority. They should include: a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, research statement, list of publications. Applications should be submitted electronically to Yong Cheng at world-cyr@hotmail.com


Yong Cheng

School of Philosophy

Wuhan University

Wuhan 430072 Hubei, China