Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol
|Job category||Graduate Fellowship / Fixed term|
|AOS||Formal epistemology or mainstream epistemology or rational choice theory|
|Location||Bristol, England, United Kingdom|
|Application deadline||Thursday, December 20 2012 (local time)|
|Start date||1st October 2013|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Bristol is seeking to award two fully-funded PhD studentships from 1st October 2013. They are funded by the European Research Council (ERC). The studentships each provide full tuition fees and a tax-free stipend of £13,590 per annum for 3 years.
The studentships are for doctoral projects on topics related to the ERC Starting Researcher Grant on Epistemic Utility Theory: Foundations and Applications, led by Dr Richard Pettigrew. An overview of the project can be found here: http://seis.bris.ac.uk/~rp3959/Richard_Pettigrews_homepage/Epistemic_Utility_project.html.
Applicants should have a very strong undergraduate degree and should ideally have or be undertaking a Masters degree in a relevant discipline, such as philosophy, psychology, economics, or mathematics, or have relevant research experience in a related field. The successful candidate will work within the Department of Philosophy at the University of Bristol http://www.bris.ac.uk/philosophy/.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Richard Pettigrew in the Department of Philosophy by telephone at +44 (0)117 928 9122 or by email at the address below.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 20th December 2012. Interviews will be held on 16th January 2013.
|Time created||Friday, November 9 2012, 6:51pm|
|Last updated||Saturday, November 10 2012, 9:17am|
|Contact name||Dr Richard Pettigrew|
|Web address to apply||http://www.bristol.ac.uk/pg-howtoapply|
|Web address for more information||http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFL779/phd-studentships/|