PhD Studentships (EXPIRED)
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|
|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.
|How to apply|
|Application type||Unknown (see text above)|
|Web address to apply||http://www.bristol.ac.uk/pg-howtoapply|
|Hard deadline||December 20, 2012, 11:59pm BST|
|Web address for more information||http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFL779/phd-studentships/|
|Contact name||Dr Richard Pettigrew|
|Time created||November 9, 2012, 6:51pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 20, 2012, 11:59pm BST|
|Last updated||November 10, 2012, 9:17am EST|
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