[MaFLa] [Fwd: Postdoctoral positions in philosophy of mathematical physics]

Laszlo E. Szabo leszabo at phil.elte.hu
Thu Dec 12 23:22:47 CET 2013

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From: ERC PhiloQuantumGravity <erc.philoquantumgravity at gmail.com>
To: ERC PhiloQuantumGravity <erc.philoquantumgravity at gmail.com>
Subject: Postdoctoral positions in philosophy of mathematical physics
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:20:25 +0100

      Postdoctoral Positions in Philosophy of Mathematical-Physics

          Call for postdoctoral positions for working on the 
                ERC (European Research Council) project
                Philosophy of Canonical Quantum Gravity
                 Principal Investigator: Gabriel Catren

The European Research Council (ERC)
project Philosophy of Canonical Quantum Gravity announces one-year
post-doctoral positions, with the possibility of an extension. The
profile of the searched candidate is that of a candidate with a strong
background in pure mathematics and mathematical physics interested in
the conceptual and mathematical foundations of theoretical physics. 

Profile of the position: The chosen candidate is expected to work on one
of the following areas:

      * Foundations of gravitational theories.   
      * Foundations of classical and quantum mechanics. 
      * Foundations of canonical quantum gravity. 

Scientific environement: Laboratoire SPHERE (UMR 7219), Centre National
de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) – Université Paris Diderot, Paris,

Eligibility requirements: Eligible candidates must hold a PhD or
equivalent in philosophy, physics or mathematics.

Application Procedure: Applicants are invited to submit a dossier by
email (in English or French) including: 

      * a cover letter explaining the candidate’s research interests and
        her/his skills for contributing to an interdisciplinary project
        at the intersection between philosophy, physics, and
      * a curriculum vitae including a publication list;  
      * university certification of the candidate's last degree. 
      * a copy of PhD thesis and a sample of other relevant writings,
        published or not; 
      * the name and electronic address of a referee who could provide a
        recommendation letter if necessary. 

Scholars of all nationalities are welcome to apply. For further
information, please write to the following
address: erc.philoquantumgravity at gmail.com. The dossier must be
addressed to the following electronic
address: erc.philoquantumgravity at gmail.com.

Application deadline: Open until filled. 

L a s z l o  E.  S z a b o
Professor of Philosophy

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