Postdoctoral Research Assistant (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, School of Humanities, University of Reading
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of Biology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science|
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Science
|Organization's reference number||SRF37275|
|Location||Reading, England, United Kingdom|
|Start date||1 January 2022|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Reading seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work for two years on an interdisciplinary research project funded by the John Templeton Foundation, entitled ‘Mistakes in Living Systems: A New Conceptual Framework for the Study of Purpose in Biology’.
The project will be conducted within the larger, multi-year, multi-million-pound research program funded by the Foundation, involving research teams in various countries: 'Agency, Directionality and Function: Foundations for a Science of Purpose'. (See www.biologicalpurpose.org.)
The Fellow will conduct research within a small interdisciplinary team of philosophers and scientists, led by Prof. David Oderberg as Principal Investigator. The team will work within a cluster of teams researching related topics, thus giving valuable opportunities for collaboration.
The position is for a fixed period of 2 years from 1 January 2022 until 31 December 2023.
Closing date for applications: 15 November.
Interviews (online): first week of December.
For further details, including full job and person specifications, visit https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=8568
Please feel free to contact the Principal Investigator, Prof. Oderberg, for enquiries not already answered by information in the advertisement or specifications.
|How to apply|
Please see full job and person specifications at https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=8568. Feel free to contact Prof. David Oderberg for enquiries not already answered in the advertisement or specifications. ([email protected])
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=8...|
|Hard deadline||November 15, 2021, 11:59pm BST|
|Web address for more information||https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=8...|
|Contact name||David Oderberg|
|Contact phone||+44 118 3785277|
|Time created||October 14, 2021, 3:11pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 15, 2021, 11:59pm BST|
|Expired on||November 17, 2021, 12:46am BST|
|Last updated||November 17, 2021, 12:46am UTC|
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