3 year FT Post-Doctoral Fellowship (RO)

  • 06 Sep 2023
  • 13 Sep 2023
  • University of Melbourne

The History and Philosophy of Science Department at the University of Melbourne is advertising for a 3 year, full-time Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Research only) at the University of Melbourne's Parkville Campus.

Position Description

The RW Seddon Fellowship at SHAPS, offers a unique opportunity for a Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science. Focus on scientific knowledge creation, theory generation, and reasoning. Strong research track record required, with potential for a continuing 'teaching and research' role after a fixed-term period.Your responsibilities will include:

Conducting and publishing research in line with Faculty of Arts standards

Seeking and applying for external competitive research funding

Engaging actively in research activities within the discipline, including seminars and conferences

Building and fostering networks with other universities and institutions to facilitate collaboration

Who We Are Looking For

We are seeking an applicant with capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration, supervisory skills for honours and postgrad students, excellent interpersonal behavior, and active involvement in HPS program activities.

You will also have:

A completed PhD in philosophy of science or relevant discipline

An excellent record of high-quality research in philosophy of science, specifically in the field of scientific knowledge creation, theory generation, and associated scientific reasoning

The potential to gain research funding from national and/or international competitive research bodies, and other sources

Applications close on the 13th of September 

For more details see: https://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/913798/the-rw-seddon-fellow-in-philosophy-of-science 

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