AISB convention 2017

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Connection Science

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in epistemology, Cambridge (U.K.) & Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS

Trusting Banks Project PhD Studentship 2014-18
University of Cambridge -Faculty of Philosophy

Reference: GV02400
Closing date: 10 January 2014

Trusting Banks is a collaborative research project in applied ethics and 
epistemology between the Universities of Cambridge and Groningen, 
sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). 
The project is led by Prof Alex Oliver (Cambridge) and Prof Boudewijn de 
Bruin (Groningen) and includes two postdoctoral researchers (Dr Anthony 
Booth and one vacancy) and two PhD students (Marco Meyer and the present 

The PhD studentship extends from 1 October 2014 to 31 July 2018. The 
successful candidate will spend three years pursuing research for the 
Cambridge PhD in Philosophy, and they will be expected to work away in 
Groningen in their second year. After completion of the Cambridge PhD at 
the end of the third year, they will spend their fourth year in Groningen 
pursuing research leading to a second PhD in Philosophy or Economics from 
the University of Groningen.

The studentship will be awarded on a competitive basis, and is open to 
students of any nationality.

Further information about the project, funding, requirements and the 
application process are available on the following webpage:

The deadline for on-line applications is Friday, 10 January 2014.

Interviews will be held in mid-late February 2014.