Postdoctoral Research Associate (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, University of Sydney, University of Sydney
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOC||philosophical approaches to legal reasoning involving decision theory, game theory, probabilistic reasoning, and other formal tools of relevance|
|Organization's reference number||1598/0818F|
|Location||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, New South Wales, Australia|
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Philosophy, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Reference No. 1598/0818F
About the opportunity
This position is part of the ARC Discovery Project “Formal Approaches to Legal Reasoning”. The appointees will work with Chief Investigators Professor Mark Colyvan and Dr Brian Hedden and collaborators to develop a new philosophical approaches to legal reasoning involving decision theory, game theory, probabilistic reasoning, and other formal tools of relevance.
Specific research topics will include:
The positions will be located in the Department of Philosophy in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Philosophy with:
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history and tradition of intellectual rigour and offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse range of humanities and social science studies in the Asia-Pacific region, and a vibrant research and teaching environment.
The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of five schools in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History, and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.
Philosophy at the University of Sydney has research strengths in philosophy of science — especially biology and cognitive science, history of philosophy — especially early modern, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, epistemology, decision theory, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of law, pragmatism, and moral, social and political philosophy. The 2017-18 Wiley-Blackwell Philosophical Gourmet Report ranked Sydney equal first in the world for Philosophy of Biology.
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.
We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.
How to apply
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.
For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
For specific enquiries please contact Professor Mark Colyvan firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr Brian Hedden email@example.com
Enquiries regarding the recruitment process can be directed to Mohammed Abu Naser on 02 8627 1215 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
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|Web address to apply||https://sydney.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs....|
|Hard deadline||September 16, 2018, 11:59pm +08:00|
|Web address for more information||https://sydney.edu.au/about-us/careers-at-sydney.h...|
|Contact name||Professor Mark Colyvan|
|Time created||August 28, 2018, 8:33am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||September 16, 2018, 11:59pm +08:00|
|Expired on||Yesterday, 12:46am +08:00|
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