Tenure-track position at Zhejiang University in Logic (31 Oct 2022)

Bruno Bentzen b.bentzen at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 14 02:12:00 EDT 2022

General information

The School of Philosophy at Zhejiang University seeks to hire one
tenure-track faculty member in Logic through its highly competitive
and well-funded New Hundred Talents Program. The position is at the
level comparable to a US assistant professorship or UK lectureship
and is called "ZJU100 Young Professor". The exact start date is flexible
but ideally should be in Fall 2023 depending on availability.

Applicants must demonstrate excellent research record and
teaching competence in logic or related areas. We are particularly
interested in candidates whose research profile can complement the
strengths of our current logic program, especially in the areas
of epistemic logic, knowledge representation and reasoning, and
logic in AI. The teaching expectation is roughly 3 courses per
academic year. Other responsibilities include thesis supervision
at the master's or doctoral level, as well as departmental and
university service and organization of research workshops and
conferences. More information about our School of Philosophy
can be found at the following link:


Zhejiang University offers faculty an internationally competitive
salary and benefits that include a generous starting research fund,
one-time relocation fees, and housing allowance. The successful
applicant may rent a university apartment during employment, and,
after receiving tenure, they are eligible to purchase an apartment
designated for those under the one hundred talents program. Qualified
faculty will also have received assistance to apply for national,
provincial and ministerial-level youth talent projects for
additional research funds.

About Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University is one of China's most international universities.
It is located in the east coastal city of Hangzhou, 161 km to the south of
the economic center of Shanghai. Hangzhou is famous for its beautiful
natural scenery and its West Lake in particular. The School of
Philosophy is located in the new and vibrant Zijingang campus in the
west of urban Hangzhou. It is one of the largest single university
campi in mainland China.

Qualifications and Requirements

The appointee must have a Ph.D. in hand, outstanding international
reputation as a researcher and show potential for excellence in teaching.
Proficiency in Mandarin is not required. English is the main language for
all research and teaching responsibilities. However, some basic knowledge
of Mandarin will be helpful for an easier adaptation to life in Hangzhou.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their applications
electronically to the search chair Beishui Liao at baiseliao at zju.edu.cn.
Applicants should include the following materials in PDF format:

- cover letter
- curriculum vitae
- research statement
- teaching dossier
- 3 to 5 writing samples
- list of 3 to 5 references with detailed contact information.

Review of applications will begin October 31, 2022 and will continue until
the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please email
Bruno Bentzen at bbentzen at zju.edu.cn or Beishui Liao at baiseliao at zju.edu.cn.
The hard deadline is January 31, 2023.

Institute of Logic and Cognition
School of Philosophy
West Zijingang Campus
Zhejiang University
866 Yuhangtang Rd
Hangzhou, 310058
P. R. China


Bruno Bentzen

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