Duke University, Philosophy

Position ID:Duke-Philosophy-POSTDOC [#21809, 3820]
Position Title: PostDoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Philosophy / Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2022/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2022/05/19, listed until 2022/06/01)
Position Description:    

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We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher with a PhD in Cognitive Science and a PhD in Philosophy to join the lab of Walter Sinnott-Armstrong at Duke University. The ideal candidate should have strong interests in moral psychology and the nature of belief as well as strong background in research methods. In addition to conducting his/her own research, the post-doctoral fellow is expected to collaborate with philosophers, psychologists, and evolutionary anthropologists in studies of moral judgments and implicit moral attitudes about refugees and other outsiders and how they affect social comity. Salary and benefits will be competitive. Initial appointment of 2 years. Starting date September 1, 2022. All candidates should submit (1) a letter of application describing the applicant’s background and interests in moral psychology and philosophy, (2) CV, (3) a recent writing sample, and (4) three letters of recommendation. All application materials should be submitted to Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (ws66@duke.edu). Applications received by June 1, 2022, will be assured full consideration. We encourage applications from women and disadvantaged or underrepresented minorities. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Duke University
Department of Philosophy
Box 90743
Durham NC 27708