The Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Officer. This is a fixed-term appointment for 2 years. The application deadline is 28 February 2023.

The post-doctoral Research Officer will work in Jonathan Parry’s ‘Not in My Name: The Ethics of Acting For Others’ (NOTINMYNAME) project, funded by the UKRI. The position is tenable for two years. The successful candidate will conduct innovative and significant research as part of the NOTINMYNAME team.

The successful applicant will;

  • have successfully completed or be close to completing a PhD in a relevant discipline, such as Philosophy, Political Science/Theory, or Law by the post start date;
  • have a strong research interest in moral, political or legal philosophy;
  • have the ability to make significant, innovative contributions in this area, on topics relating to the NOTINMYNAME project (broadly construed);
  • be willing to work harmoniously and closely with their fellow team-members on the NOTINMYNAME project.
    Ideally, the successful applicant will begin in September 2023.

For more information about the NOTINMYNAME project, please see:

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

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