Logic and Philosophy of Science

1 Assistant Professor position
(Deadline June 30th, 2023 13:00 )
Fields

Philosophy of Science, Formal and Social Epistemology, Decision Theory, Experimental Philosophy, Logic, Cognitive Science

Activity

The researcher will collaborate with the MInD group of the research unit MoMiLab at the IMT School. The MInD group combines formal, theoretical, and empirical approaches to study scientific inference, human reasoning, and the role of science and experts in society. The researcher will develop an original and innovative research program, publish internationally in specialized journals, and promote the research agenda of the group and of the School in general.

The researcher may contribute to doctoral teaching according to the didactic needs of the IMT School. The researcher will also contribute to the co-supervision of the School's PhD students and to service activities for students, strengthening the educational offer by organizing specialized research seminars on cross-cutting topics of interest to the School.

Formal requirements

PhD in a field related to the present call obtained in Italy or abroad. Curriculum with a suitable scientific background for carrying out research activity in the required field.

SSD

M-FIL/02 - LOGICA E FILOSOFIA DELLA SCIENZA, LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

Job Research Unit: 
MOMILAB
Job Contract Type: 
Ricercatore tempo determinato (legge 240/2010 art.24 comma 3 lettera a) ) - Fixed term researcher
Full call

 

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Selection procedure and criteria

Selection procedure conditions are transparent and are based on international standards.

Procedure

A Selection Committee, appointed by the Director, assesses all applications on the basis online application info and - if provided - reference letters. Applicants selected on the basis of the preliminary analysis are interviewed at the Job Market Meetings in which the Institute is planning to participate, if applicable to the specific academic sector. Alternatively, individual preliminary interviews may also be conducted at IMT or by conference call. Travel expenses to Lucca for the preliminary interview will not be reimbursed. Shortlisted candidates are invited for a Job Market Presentation open to IMT faculty members and students. Travel expenses for the Job Market Presentation will be reimbursed.

Selection Criteria

The evaluation criteria are based on: Quality of research activity, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and references; Research organization experience and participation in international/national research projects and research periods in public and private institutions (academic and non-academic); Relevance of the candidate's profile for the development of IMT's research activities; Teaching, mentoring and supervision experience; Motivation; Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken; As well as any other requirements as specified in the advertisement.

Application

Apply ONLINE only.

Before starting prepare the application attachments and information as listed below.

Info

  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory)
  • Number of your Identity Document (Passport or Identity Card) (compulsory)
  • University degree and Ph.D. (compulsory) 

Attachments

  • Your CV in English (compulsory);
  • One research paper (published or working paper): compulsory.
    Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present this research paper in the final stage of the selection.
    Additional papers can be submitted for evaluation if desired (to be attached to your application in a single zip file where indicated in the online form). Please check the full call for further information about additional papers.
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