Research Associate at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

In the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics: Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation" at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster is part of the project C3-4 "Religionsphilosophischer Nonkognitivismus" under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Dres. Hc Michael Quante. Beginning 1 April 2019, the position of 

Research Associate
Remuneration Group 13 TV-L (m / w / d)

is available to occupy half the regular working time. The post is limited to three years. Afterwards you have the opportunity to apply for a final scholarship. The regular working hours are currently 39 hours and 50 minutes a week.

At the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics" the subjects of History, Political Science, Sociology, Catholic and Protestant Theology and Law are involved; representatives of Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Jewish Studies, Egyptology, Archeology, Philosophy, Philology, Art History and Ethnology complement the interdisciplinary spectrum. Further information on the departments involved and the research profile of the Cluster of Excellence can be found at

The task area includes:

Collaboration in the subproject C3-4 "Religious Philosophical Noncognitivism" (Project Management Prof. Dr. Dres. Michael Quante) and preparation of publications and conferences in the topic area of the subproject. The activity as Research Associate / Researcher should also serve the further academic qualification (PhD), this includes the participation in the study program of the Graduate School of the Cluster of Excellence. 


  • Above-average degree in philosophy and theology
  • Proven knowledge in analytical practical philosophy and classical German philosophy
  • Experience in editing and proofreading of philosophical texts (German and English)

The WWU Münster advocates gender justice and aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore expressly desired; women are given preference for the same suitability, aptitude and professional performance, provided that no reasons prevail in the person of a competitor. Handicapped persons are preferentially employed with the same qualifications.

If possible, please send applications by e-mail with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, certificates) in PDF format to the project management until 15.2.2019:

Prof. Dr. Dres. Hc Michael Quante 
Philosophical Seminar 
Domplatz 23 
48143 Münster Germany

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tanja Uekötter (

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