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הזדמנות // מלגת פוסטדוקטורט: ספקנות לגבי עדויות [חיפה/צפת] מיידי

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We welcome applications for a postdoctoral fellowship, which is part of the research ‎project “Skepticism about Testimony,” funded by the Israeli Science Foundation. The ‎project’s principal investigators are Dr. Arnon Keren from the Department of Philosophy at ‎the University of Haifa, and Dr. Boaz Miller from the Department of Community ‎Information Systems at Zefat Academic College. ‎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. ‎

The successful candidate will pursue his or her own research, as well as contribute to the ‎project. The fellow is expected to assist in various ways in the research project, including ‎participating in building Web interfaces and running online experiments, to comment on or ‎summarize papers related to the research project, to co-author papers with other ‎team ‎members, and participate regularly in meetings of the research team.‎

The fellowship consists of‎ NIS 90,000 / year (approximately USD 24,000) and is renewable ‎for a second year subject to successful performance by the fellow. The fellowship is ‎conditioned on continued funding for the project by the ISF. ‎


‎-‎ 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. ‎

Staring date: immediate (preferably); a later starting date is negotiable.

Applications will be ‎considered until the position is fulfilled. ‎

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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