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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

School of Philosophy, UCD

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Social Epistemology, Political Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
Social and Political Philosophy
Value Theory
AOC Value Theory
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 017460
Location Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Start date September 1, 2024 or soon thereafter
Job description

UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 (PERITIA), UCD School of Philosophy, Temporary 24 Months , Starting September 2024 or soon thereafter – Ending September 2026 Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 (PERITIA) within UCD School of Philosophy  This vacancy arises from the international research project PERITIA Network of Research on Trust and Expertise, a follow up to the recently completed Horizon 2020 project PERITIA.  The aim of the project is to continue to provide better theoretical and empirical understanding of the question of trust, particularly in a time of poly-crises. The project is coordinated by Professor Maria Baghramian at UCD School of Philosophy.      The project is looking for a social or political epistemologist to:    

  1. Conduct research on one or more topics of:  social and institutional trust in a time of poly-crises, disinformation and conspiracy theories, democracy and its discontents.
  2. To publish and co-publish articles and journal special issues on the relevant topics of research
  3. To apply for funding in collaboration with other members of the PERITIA research network.
  4. To assist in organising international conferences and workshops relevant to the research project.

This is an academic research role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.   The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.    Salary Range: €44,347 - € 44,941 Per Annum Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.   Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on the 2nd of August 2024   Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.   The PD1 position is intended for early stage researchers, either just after completion of a PhD or for someone entering a new area for the first time. If you have already completed your PD1 stage in UCD or will soon complete a PD1, or you are an external applicant whose total Postdoctoral experience, inclusive of the duration of the advertised post, would exceed 4 years, you should not apply and should refer to PD2 posts instead.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://universityvacancies.com/university-college...
Email to apply
Hard deadline August 2, 2024, 12:00pm IST
Web address for more information https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/
Contact name Professor Maria Baghramian
Contact email
Time created July 5, 2024, 7:30pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 2, 2024, 12:00pm IST
Last updated July 5, 2024, 7:30pm UTC
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