Universiteit van Amsterdam

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PhD student or postdoctoral position on reasoning under uncertainty, Munich (Germany)

Dr.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. The ideal candidate will be an empirically oriented analytical philosopher or an experimental psychologist interested in epistemological problems.

Deadline for applications: open, until filled. For selection criteria and further details see the project website: http://www.pfeifer-research.de/spp.html.

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