A position as Associate Professor of History of Ideas is available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo.
History of Ideas/Intellectual History is an academic discipline comprising teaching and research, which is dedicated to the study of conceptions, values, and systems of knowledge in their historical contexts, from Antiquity to today, with an emphasis on textual sources. The available position will be linked to the field of History of Knowledge and requires competence in the discipline of History of Ideas with an analytical focus on the social, political, and cultural conditions and consequences of knowledge.
The successful candidate is expected to initiate and lead research, supervise PhD candidates, participate in teaching and in exam setting and assessment at all levels, and to carry out administrative duties in accordance with the needs of the department. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching, exam setting and assessment at all levels, including the introductory course Examen Facultatum (EXFAC03HUM) and the interdisciplinary Master Programme in European Culture (EKUL).