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Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Call for Applications: postdoc position in Phylosophy of Cosmology and Quantum Gravity.

The philosophy of physics group at the Department of Philosophy at UIC solicits applications for a one-year postdoctoral research position, starting August 2021. The position is contingent on confirmation of anticipated funding.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Cosmology Beyond Spacetime project’s research by pursuing their own research in the philosophy of cosmology and quantum gravity and by collaborating on existing research efforts within the UIC group led by Professor Nick Huggett. They will be expected to participate in weekly project meetings during term, help with the administration and organization of the group’s activities, and contribute to the group’s outreach efforts. The project is one half of a collaboration between UIC and the University of Geneva, where Professor Christian Wuethrich is the group leader. More information on the project and the research groups is available at www.beyondspacetime.net.

Applicants with experience in either the philosophy or the foundations of cosmology and quantum gravity broadly construed will be preferred, but we will also consider applicants with backgrounds in other areas of philosophy of physics, foundational research in physics, or metaphysics, who are willing to devote their efforts to the project. All work toward the Ph.D. must be completed before the starting date and must be awarded no earlier than 2017.
The position is anticipated to be for one year. The salary will be competitive. Research funds for travel to relevant conferences and to the group at the University of Geneva will be provided.

Please complete the online application and include the names and email addresses of three references at https://jobs.uic.edu. Applications must contain a cover letter detailing the pertinent experience for the position, a CV, a one page research statement describing the work to be accomplished during the postdoc including publication plans, and one or two writing samples. For fullest consideration, please apply by 3/5/21.
Review of the files will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact Professor Nick Huggett at huggett[AT]uic.edu.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

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