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Postdoctoral Researcher on Foundations of Longtermism project

Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Decision theory, rational choice theory, ethics of risk
AOS categories Decision Theory
Ethics
Normative Ethics
Value Theory
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Start date September 2024
Job description

The role

You will join the team of the Leverhulme Trust-funded research project The Foundations of Longtermism as a postdoctoral researcher (https://richardpettigrew.com/the-foundations-of-longtermism/). The project lead is Professor Richard Pettigrew.

What will you be doing?

Your role will involve (i) carrying out research within the scope of the project, (ii) collaborating with the project lead to carry out joint work, (iii) disseminating the research of the project by publishing in academic journals and presenting at conferences/workshops/colloquia.

You should apply if

  • You have a PhD in philosophy, economics, political theory, or other relevant area, or are near to completion;
  • You have research experience and expertise in an area relevant to the topic of the project, either through your PhD or from other research work;
  • You are interested in continuing to pursue research in this area.

Additional information

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Richard Pettigrew. [email protected]

The University of Bristol aims to be a place where everyone feels able to be themselves and do their best in an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential. We want to attract, develop, and retain individuals with different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives – particularly people of colour, LGBT+ and disabled people - because diversity of people and ideas remains integral to our excellence as a global civic institution.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details/?jobId...
Hard deadline March 31, 2024, 11:59pm BST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details/?jobId...
Contact name Richard Pettigrew
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2024, 11:59pm BST
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