Global Priorities Fellowship
Philosophy, Forethought Foundation not BA-granting
|Job category||Graduate fellowship / Fixed term|
|AOS||Global Priorities Research|
Social and Political Philosophy
|AOC||Global Priorities Research|
Social and Political Philosophy
Organization based in Oxford, England, United Kingdom
|Start date||September 2019|
THE GLOBAL PRIORITIES FELLOWSHIP
This philosophy and economics fellowship aims to support promising PhD and Master’s students in contributing to global priorities research, with a particular focus on issues that are of relevance to the very long-term flourishing of civilisation. Applications are open to full-time PhD students at any stage of their studies, including those starting their programmes in the autumn of 2019. The application deadline is 27 December 2018. Fellows will receive a stipend of £5000 (about US $6,500) per year of their fellowship and can attend a yearly fellows’ event in Oxford, United Kingdom. Fellows will also get an exclusive opportunity to apply for full PhD funding.
About Global Priorities Research
Global priorities research is an academic discipline in the intersection of economics, philosophy, math and social sciences. Its aim is to determine how individuals and institutions should spend their limited resources in order to improve the world as much as possible. Global priorities research aims for this deliberation to take the long-term future of humanity into consideration.
Programme & Application Details DATES
Application Deadline: 27 December 2018
When applicants will hear back: End of January 2019
Fellowship payouts to begin: September 2019
WHO CAN APPLY?
We accept applications from full-time Master’s and PhD students in any year of their studies. This includes applications from those who have applied to start their programme in autumn 2019. We primarily expect to support applicants from the fields of economics and philosophy. Applicants do not have to have prior experience in global priorities research; we encourage applications from candidates newly entering the field. Applications are not restricted by country; we invite students from throughout the world to apply. We also strongly encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.
WHAT WE OFFER
Below are a few examples of questions we would be excited for candidates to explore in their research. These are listed only to give an idea of the types of areas we are interested in; our interests are in no way limited to the questions below. For more information, you can have a look at the research areas section on our website and the Global Priorities Institute’s Research Agenda, where we outline some of the key open questions in global priorities research.
|How to apply|
See Website for complete application instructions.
|Web address to apply||https://www.forethought.org/global-priorities-fell...|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||December 27, 2018, 11:59pm BST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.forethought.org/global-priorities-fell...|
|Contact name||Laura Pomarius|
|Time created||November 19, 2018, 11:59am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 27, 2018, 11:59pm BST|
|Last updated||November 19, 2018, 11:59am EST|
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