AISB opportunities Bulletin Item
PhD student or postdoctoral position on reasoning under uncertainty, Munich, GERMANY
Dr. Niki Pfeifer (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich) offers under the usual equal opportunity conditions one doctoral researcher position OR one early postdoctoral researcher position (i.e., if the PhD is obtained after January 1, 2013) to work in the intersection of philosophy and psychology (65%, TV-L 13, 1 year, extension possibilities will depend on performance and funding situation). Moreover, one student assistant position is vacant. The (post)doctoral researcher will focus on empirical work (developing the research hypotheses, designing the experiments and running the data analysis) in the field of reasoning under uncertainty, focusing on conditionals. One student assistant will support the (post)doctoral researcher with the construction of the experimental material, collection of the data and preparation of the data for analysis. Working language is English or German. Deadline for applications: open, until filled (filled positions will be announced on the project website). For an application send an email including the following items to firstname.lastname@example.org 1) a letter of motivation 2) curriculum vitae 3) a scan of the most recent academic degrees 4) evidence of English and mathematical skills (e.g., school/university grades) 5) two confidential letters of reference addressing the applicant's qualifications are required for each position. These must be sent by the referees directly to me. The ideal candidate will be an empirically oriented analytical philosopher or an experimental psychologist interested in epistemological problems. For selection criteria and further details see the project website: www.pfeifer-research.de/spp.html I regret that I will not be able to send out negative notifications.