[FOM] Centre for Reasoning research fellowships *UPDATE*
j.williamson at kent.ac.uk
Fri May 29 18:24:14 EDT 2009
TWO 2-YEAR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AT THE CENTRE FOR REASONING, UNIVERSITY OF
***UPDATE***: These were originally designated as early-career fellowships
but have now been opened up to all PhD holders.
A Research Associate is expected to conduct original research on a research
project of the Associate's choice from the three listed below. The Associate
will work under the guidance of the project leader, an academic staff member
of the Centre for Reasoning.
1. Reasoning in coordination games
2. Reasoning about complex biological systems: analysis and critique
3. Reasoning about evolving computer programs
Please visit the following website for further information on the three
You will be educated to PhD or equivalent and have knowledge of the
discipline(s) relating to the chosen research project
You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written
and oral and the ability to plan own day-to-day research activity and
workload within the framework of the agreed programme.
For further information on the skills and knowledge required, please see the
full job description.
The Centre for Reasoning (www.kent.ac.uk/reasoning) is a multi-disciplinary
research centre with members from all faculties of the University. It is the
University's hub for the study of reasoning, inference and method, broadly
construed, and is at the centre of international research efforts in this
Research projects of Centre members currently cover a wide variety of
reasoning-related topics, including causal reasoning, classification and
data mining, contextual reasoning, logical reasoning, mathematical
reasoning, methodology, and probabilistic reasoning.
Closing date for applications: 5 June 2009
Interviews are expected to be held on: 3 July 2009
Please visit http://jobs.kent.ac.uk/ entering reference HUM0078 for a full
job description and the application procedure.
Please visit http://www.kent.ac.uk/reasoning/projects.pdf for more
information about the three projects.
all the best,
Philosophy, SECL, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NF, UK
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