Invitation for Applications: Postdoctoral Scholar in Philosophy
A two year postdoctoral scholar position funded by the James S. McDonnell foundation is available for research on causal cognition in the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology. Candidates should hold a recent Ph.D. in philosophy or psychology or some related discipline and should be interested in pursuing a research program, either theoretical or experimental, on some aspect of causal learning and reasoning. For example, the candidate might study theories of causation and explanation, the methodology of causal inference, formal theories of causal learning, the relationship between causal and moral reasoning, the nature of mental causation, or other related topics. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to bring together empirical results about causal learning and reasoning and more theoretical or philosophical issues concerning the nature of causation and causal understanding. Starting Date: Flexible. Salary: up to $55,000 year depending on qualifications.
Candidates should send a CV, a statement of research interests, and three letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org
or to McDonnell Postdoctoral Scholar Search, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech MC 101-40, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125, by May 15, 2010. Applications submitted via email should be labeled with the applicant's last name and first initial, i.e. Doe.J.CV.pdf.
Caltech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Created by: Gail Nash
Last updated: October 05, 2012 11:30