Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|Organization's reference number||FAC01202|
|Location||Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Start date||September 2020|
Salary: Grade 7 £33,797 - £40,322 p.a.
Summary and aims of the project:
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling is offering one 30-month full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy. The Research Fellow will work in collaboration with Dr Philip Ebert (Stirling, Principal Investigator) and Dr Martin Smith (Edinburgh, Co-Investigator) on a project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, entitled ‘Varieties of Risk’.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Philosophy and should be at an early career stage. We welcome applicants with research interests in epistemology (traditional or formal), philosophy of psychology, or philosophy of law who are able demonstrate how their work connects with one or more aspects of the project (see Project Summary above). Some experience with knowledge exchange and impact activities are desirable. Existing expertise in specific project topics, such as the philosophy of risk or in specific research methodologies, such as experimental methods, would be an additional strength but are not required.
The successful candidate will be expected to work with Ebert and Smith on the project by
The successful candidate will be integrated into a research project conducted in conjunction with the senior project members and a network of local and international researchers. The aim is to provide an opportunity for an early career academic to develop their own distinctive research profile and engage in networking activities and in impact/outreach activities. The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to strengthen their own teaching profile by engaging in teaching (maximum one course a year) on a topic that is directly relevant to their research interests.
The successful candidate will be a full-time member of the Division of Law and Philosophy at the University of Stirling. The University provides a welcoming and inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting all individuals' differences. We therefore welcome applications from people who identify with any of the Protected Characteristics, such as race/ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation.
The successful candidate will start on 01 September 2020 (or by mutual agreement)
For informal inquiries about the project or the post please contact: Dr Philip Ebert, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of Duties
Skills, Attitude, & Behaviour
|How to apply|
In addition to a covering letter and CV, you should submit as part of your application: 1. A one-page description of your planned individual research, indicating how it will contribute to and interact with the project’s agenda. 2. A sample of your recent written work, perhaps one full length journal article or two shorter papers. 3. The name of two academic referees who agreed to write a reference and are able to submit it on request.
|Web address to apply||https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/work-at-stirling/list...|
|Hard deadline||June 18, 2020, 11:59pm BST|
|Web address for more information||http://www.stir.ac.uk|
|Contact name||HR Recruitment and Resourcing|
|Time created||May 19, 2020, 11:15am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||June 18, 2020, 11:59pm BST|
|Last updated||May 19, 2020, 11:15am EST|
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