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Post-doctoral Research Associate in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Political Philosophy
AOS categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Please See Job Specification
AOC categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC01024
Location Stirling, United Kingdom
Job description

Description of Duties:

The appointee to the Research Associateship will be expected to:

• Conduct and publish original research within the remit of the project, including potential
collaborative work with the other investigators.
• Take responsibility for the organisation of workshops and assist the project leaders in organising
conferences and other events.
• Attend and participate fully in the fortnightly project seminars and oversee the production of online
• Maintain up-to-date online bibliographies and online information about project seminars and
• Manage project deadlines.
• Contribute fully to the public engagement activities of the project.

Essential Crieria:

• The candidate must, by the time of appointment, have completed a Ph.D. in an area of Philosophy
relevant to the project’s agenda.

• A demonstrated record of high research achievement in Philosophy
• Evidence of outstanding research potential
• A strong background in areas of Philosophy that connect to the ‘Norms for the New Public Sphere’
project – this could include epistemology, ethics, feminist philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy
of law.

Skills, Attitude, & Behaviour
• Evidence of self-motivation and the ability to work independently
• Evidence of excellent administrative and project management skills
• Proven ability to interact effectively and work collaboratively with colleagues and external parties
• Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent time management skills including ability to prioritise workload

Desirable Criteria:

• Previous experience of working in a research team
• Previous experience of conference or project administration
• Record of research publications in areas relevant to the project

Additional Infromation:

In addition to a covering letter and CV, you should upload as part of your application:

• A one-page description of your planned individual research, indicating how it will contribute to and
interact with the project’s agenda.
• A sample of your recent written work, perhaps one full length journal article or two shorter papers.

You should at the same time ask two referees to submit references in support of your application by email before the closing date to: [email protected]

Further details of all aspects of the planned project and posts can be obtained from: Professor Rowan Cruft, email: [email protected], telephone +44 (0)1786 466230.

How to apply
Application type Online
For further information and details on how to apply, please visit our website: https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/work-at-stirling/list/details/?jobId=1957&jobTitle=Post-doctoral%20Research%20Associate%20in%20Philosophy
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Hard deadline February 13, 2019, 7:00pm EET
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Time created January 9, 2019, 8:10am UTC
Scheduled expiry date February 13, 2019, 7:00pm EET
Expired on February 14, 2019, 7:46pm EET
Last updated April 16, 2019, 3:00pm UTC
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