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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two postdoctoral researcher positions in "models and inferences in science; logical, epistemological and cognitive aspects", Rome, ITALY


The Department of Philosophy, Communication and Media Studies of the 
University of Rome ?Roma TRE? is seeking two postdoctoral researchers to 
work within a national research project funded for the period 2014-2017, 
and whose activities are led locally by Professor Mauro Dorato. The 
general topic of the project is ?Models and inferences in science. 
Logical, epistemological and cognitive aspects?, and the two postdocs will 
be expected to do research on one or more issue related to this domain. 
Special interest will be devoted to the naturalistic viewpoint in the 
study of scientific models, inferential techniques in the empirical 
sciences and the applicability of mathematics in the sciences, especially 
physics.

The bursary will be for one year, and amounts to Eur. 22820 gross (approx. 
Eur. 1000-1100 p.m. after taxes).

The deadline for application is *April 8, 2014*.

Details concerning the two posts and how to apply can be found online at:


http://host.uniroma3.it/uffici/ricerca/modulistica/BANDO%20ASS%20FEBBRAIO%202014%20%28dipartimento%20%20FILCOSPE%20-%20DR%20202%20%29.pdf.

Unfortunately, the document is only in Italian. For any questions, get in 
touch with Silvia Chiappa (silvia.chiappa@uniroma3.it).

For general inquiries on the project and the position, you can send an 
e-mail to Prof. Mauro Dorato (mauro.dorato@uniroma3.it).


Matteo Morganti
Department of Philosophy, Communication and Media Studies
University of Rome 'Roma TRE'
http://host.uniroma3.it/docenti/mmorganti/index.htm