Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of Explanation (broadly construed)|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Science
|Location||Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel|
|Start date||August 2020|
This is a 26-month position (from August 2020 to October 2022). It is associated with, and made available through, Israel Science Foundation grant no. 2035/19 ("The Idealist Program of Metaphysical Explanation"; Principal Investigator: David Mark Kovacs). A short description of the project can be found here:
Applicants are being sought whose area of specialization overlaps with the topic of explanation, broadly understood (including but not limited to scientific explanation in the philosophy of science, grounding and explanation in metaphysics, and related issues in epistemology). Candidates with a proven record of excellence are encouraged to apply even if their work is only indirectly related to the topic of explanation. Competence in both metaphysics and the philosophy of science may be an advantage.
|How to apply|
Applications should include a research proposal, CV (including a list of publications), a minimum of two and a maximum of three letters of recommendation, and a sample of written work (max. 10000 words - for longer pieces, candidates are requested to designate a 10k word-long portion as their writing sample). All materials should be sent to email@example.com. Queries about the position can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||February 15, 2020, 11:59pm IST|
|Contact name||David Mark Kovacs|
|Time created||December 9, 2019, 9:21am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||February 15, 2020, 11:59pm IST|
|Last updated||December 15, 2019, 3:36pm EST|
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