AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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Computerised Minds. ...

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Connection Science

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral fellowship in philosophy, Sao Leopoldo, BRAZIL


The Department of Philosophy at UNISINOS (Jesuit University) invites 
applications for one (01) position as Postdoctoral fellow researcher in 
Philosophy, areas of specialization and concentration open, starting 
between February and March 2014, pending administrative approval. It?s an 
appointment for 2 years renewable for 2 more.

The current monthly value of postdoctoral scholarships amounts to R$ 4.100 
reais (Brazilian currency).

Qualifications. Applicants must have completed the requirements for the 
Ph.D. by January 01, 2014. Those who are not Brazilians should prove home 
address. They cannot be employed by another institution during the period 
of their appointment at UNISINOS, nor be retired.

How to Apply. Candidates should send email to apply to PPGFilo@unisinos.br 
with the following attachments:

01) a current curriculum vitae;

02) contact information of two referees who will be asked to comment 
specifically on the applicants qualification;

03) a research proposal (not to exceed 1,500 words), describing the 
project to be carried out (in English, Spanish or Portuguese); and

04) a sample of Academic writing.

Completed applications must be received by November 15, 2013, to ensure 
full consideration. An interview via Skype in English, Spanish or 
Portuguese, will be scheduled with selected candidates.

About UNISINOS 
http://www.unisinos.br/graduacao/filosofia/presencial/sao-leopoldo

Further information contact us: ppgfilo@unisinos.br