Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the 2019-20 Rice Seminar
Humanities Research Center , Rice University
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Applicants from any humanistic discipline or interdiscipline are eligible, but there is preference for candidates whose work focuses on Philosophy of Mind and/or Value Theory.|
|Location||Houston, Texas, United States, Texas, United States|
|Start date||July 2019|
With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center (HRC) at Rice University will award two postdoctoral fellowships to junior scholars who will participate in the 2019-20 Rice Seminar: The Value of Consciousness and the Consciousness of Value. This seminar’s organizing questions may be framed as follows: Does consciousness bestow on its possessor a special kind of value? If so, what is this special value and what is it about consciousness that bestows this value on its possessor? In what ways, if any, does our conscious experience (in perception, emotion, and thought) of conscious beings disclose their distinctive value?
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, one-year appointment, renewable for a second year, with an annual salary of $55,000 and a $3,000 allowance for research and/or relocation to Houston. In order to apply, please click on this link.
Applicants from any humanistic discipline or interdiscipline are eligible, but there is preference for candidates whose work focuses on Philosophy of Mind and/or Value Theory. Candidates must have received a PhD between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2019.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16399|
|Hard deadline||December 7, 2018, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||http://hrc.rice.edu/|
|Time created||September 11, 2018, 4:21pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 7, 2018, 11:59pm CST|
|Last updated||September 11, 2018, 4:21pm EST|
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