“Skepticism about Testimony”

Postdoctoral fellowship, call for proposals

We send you information about a postdoctoral fellowship call for proposals in the research project “Skepticism about Testimony,” funded by the Israeli Science Foundation. The project studies skeptical arguments about the possibility of attaining knowledge from testimony and involves an empirical study of how people form testimonial beliefs online.

Requirements
– PhD in philosophy, STS, information studies or related fields. Prior research on related issues is an asset. Knowledge of social epistemology is an asset.
– Experience in computer programming. Experience as a Web or Full Stack developer is an asset.

Applicants are requested to send a short email describing their qualifications for the position, a CV, a published or publishable writing sample of no more than 9,000 words, and a name and email of a potential reference. Please send the application to boaz.m@zefat.ac.il Potential candidates may be invited to an interview by the principal investigators.

For more details, please contact project co-PIs
Dr. Boaz Miller (CIS, Zefat Academic College): boaz.m@zefat.ac.il
Dr. Arnon Keren (Philosophy, University of Haifa): akeren@research.haifa.ac.il

 

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