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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (EXPIRED)

School of Law and School of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Political philosophy, moral philosophy, and/or legal philosophy
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 6855
Location Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Start date As soon as possible and ideally no later than early July 2023
Job description

Grade UE07: £36,333 - £43,155 per annum

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences / School of Law / School of Philosophy

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Fixed-term: until 30/06/2025 with possibility of 6-month extension

The Edinburgh School of Law, in association with the School of Philosophy and the Centre for Technomoral Futures in the Edinburgh Futures Institute, is looking for a postdoctoral scholar working in political, moral, and/or legal philosophy who is interested in artificial intelligence.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • You have specialisation or demonstrable competence in political, moral, and/or legal philosophy.
  • You have an emerging profile in the ethics and politics of artificial intelligence and machine learning, or can demonstrate a willingness and ability to contribute to this growing field.
  • You are willing to engage in philosophical scholarship of the highest quality, consistent with ambitions to publish in top-ranking generalist and other top-ranking philosophy journals.
  • You are comfortable working on projects both individually and collaboratively.
  • You are willing to take the lead in organising a workshop to be hosted in Oxford or Edinburgh at some point in 2024.

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Interviews will be held in May 2023.

How to apply
Application type Online
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Hard deadline April 18, 2023, 11:59pm BST
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Contact name John Zerilli
Contact email
Time created March 27, 2023, 9:04pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 18, 2023, 11:59pm BST
Expired on April 20, 2023, 12:46am BST
Last updated June 19, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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