Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Metaphysics, Metaphilosophy, Explanation|
19th/20th Century Philosophy
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Science
|Organization's reference number||PER 2017/5|
|Location||Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden|
|Start date||Sep 1, 2017 (or by mutual agreement)|
The successful applicant is expected to contribute to work done in the project Metaphysical Explanation, financed by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, and led by professor Anna-Sofia Maurin. The project group consists of four researchers, accompanied by an active scientific advisory board of nine. More information about the project theme, project activities, and project members can be found on the project website here: https://metaphysicalexplanation.wordpress.com/
The successful applicant is expected to do research that contributes to the aims and objectives of the project. We are especially interested in applicants able to complement the existing research group by doing specialized research on issues to do with the relationship between metaphysical explanation fundamentality and grounding, as well as applicants interested in researching the relationship between metaphysical and scientific/causal explanation.
Apart from conducting independent research on areas of relevance to the project, the successful applicant is expected to be actively involved in the research-group’s activities, including meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences; both as organizer and as participant, and to help in the writing of future research funding applications. Co-authoring of papers with other members of the research group is encouraged.
|How to apply|
Eligible applicants must not have a PhD older than 3 yrs (at application deadline). Sickleave, parental leave or military service are grounds for extending this period. For more specific application instructions, cf. the application website.
|Web address to apply||http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/anno...|
|Hard deadline||March 13, 2017, 11:59pm CET|
|Web address for more information||https://metaphysicalexplanation.wordpress.com/|
|Contact name||Anna-Sofia Maurin|
|Time created||February 9, 2017, 8:07am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||March 13, 2017, 11:59pm CET|
|Last updated||February 9, 2017, 8:07am EST|
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