Universiteit van Amsterdam

Postdoctoral position in philosophical logic, Helsinki (Finland)

Deadline: Monday 15 January 2018

There is an opening of a Post-Doc position for one year, renewable for a second year, within the Academy of Finland project "Modalities and conditionals: systematic and historical studies" directed by Sara Negri at the Philosophy Unit of the University of Helsinki.

The proposed research belongs to philosophical logic, a core area of theoretical philosophy. The main objectives of the proposal are the application and further development of a novel logical methodology for the study of the inferential aspect of modalities and conditionals and the study of the sources of related modal concepts in European philosophy. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong background in modal logic, epistemic logic and proof theory, research experience with labelled deductive systems, and a strong motivation for collaborative work with the PI on the project's specific themes.

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