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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (3 years) on Decision-Making under Uncertainty (EXPIRED)

Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, London School of Economics

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Decision Theory, Environmental Ethics, Moral Uncertainty
AOS categories Decision Theory
Value Theory
AOC Climate Change, Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Physics
Environmental Philosophy
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 1281003
Location London, England, United Kingdom
Start date March 2013
Job description

The Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science at the LSE

Post-Doctoral Research Officer

Salary: £32,148 p/a

Fixed term for three years from March 2013

The Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science is seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Officer to contribute to the AHRC funded Research Project Managing Severe Uncertainty. The Research Officer will be expected to carry out supervised research within the remit of the project, with a focus on the nature and implications of scientific uncertainty and/or decision making under uncertainty, especially with regard to climate science and policy.

Candidates should have a PhD in Philosophy or other relevant discipline (e.g. decision theory or climate science) and have a strong analytical background, excellent research skills and organisational ability. Knowledge of climate science and/or climate policy decision making is desirable, and willingness to acquire such knowledge essential. Knowledge of other scientific and policy domains relevant to the study of uncertainty would also be useful.

The appointee will join a team consisting of Richard Bradley, Roman Frigg, Katie Steele, Alex Voorhoeve, and Charlotte Werndl. The post is based within the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science at the London School of Economics - http://www2.lse.ac.uk/CPNSS/home.aspx. For more information, contact Professor Richard Bradley: r.bradley@lse.ac.uk

Full application details can be obtained at www.lse.ac.uk/jobsatLSE.  If you cannot download the forms, email hr.jobs@lse.ac.ukquoting reference 1281003

Closing date for receipt of applications: 1st December 2012

Expected interview date: presentations are likely to take place on the 14th January and interviews are likely to take place on the 15th January 2012.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply http://www.lse.ac.uk/jobsatLSE
Hard deadline December 1, 2012, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information http://www.lse.ac.uk/jobsatLSE
Contact name Richard Bradley
Contact email
Contact phone +44 (0)20 7955 7333
Time created October 2, 2012, 10:55pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2012, 11:59pm BST
Expired on December 1, 2012, 11:59pm BST
Last updated October 4, 2012, 10:17am EST
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