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Sunday, November 02, 2008

Two post-doctoral research fellowships in Social Epistemology

The research project "The Epistemology of Liberal Democracy – truth, free speech and
disagreement" funded by the Velux Foundation invites applications for two 2-year post-doctoral fellowship. Starting date: February 2009.

The two successful applicants will join an international research group consisting of
Klemens Kappel (Copenhagen), Duncan Pritchard (Edinburgh), Erik Olsson (Lund) and Igor Douven (Leuven), Jesper Kallestrup (Edinburgh), and Mikkel Gerken (Copenhagen).

The two research fellows will spend most of their time carrying out the above research project in close collaboration with members of the research group. The project includes funding for a number of international workshops and for two international conferences, and the research fellows will help organize these.

The research fellows will be based at the Division of Philosophy, University of
Copenhagen. Working language will be English, and there is no requirement to learn
Danish. The project includes funding for individual travels, visitors, equipment and other expenses. Applicants need not have published research directly on the questions addressed by the research project, but must have a strong or promising relevant research record. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. before taking up the research fellowship.

The application and enclosed documentation must include the following:

(1) Full CV, including information about areas of competence, areas of specialization, teaching, academic supervision, research organization and administration, and previous research positions.
(2) Three writing samples in the form of book chapters or journal articles. Unpublished work will be accepted. Books or book length manuscripts should not be submitted.
(3) A complete and numbered list of publications.
(4) A brief outline of a research plan for the first year of no more than two pages, not including references. The research plan should relate to one or more of the research questions and research strategies outlined in the research proposal.
The application with enclosures must be submitted in four copies. Material in electronic form – such as CDs – is not accepted.

For more information, contact Dr. Klemens Kappel,


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