Postdoctoral Fellowship: Skepticism about Testimony (University of Haifa / Zefat Academic College)
welcome applications for a postdoctoral fellowship, which is part
of the research
project Skepticism about Testimony, funded by the Israeli
The projects principal investigators are Dr. Arnon Keren from the
of Philosophy at the University of Haifa, and Dr. Boaz Miller from
Department of Community Information Systems at Zefat Academic
project studies skeptical arguments about the possibility of
knowledge from testimony and involves an empirical study of how
testimonial beliefs online.
successful candidate will pursue his or her own research, as well
to the project. The fellow is expected to assist in various ways
research project, including participating in building Web
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.
fellowship consists of NIS
90,000 / year (approximately USD
24,000) and is renewable for a second year subject to successful
the fellow. The fellowship is conditioned on continued funding for
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.
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
application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Potential candidates may be invited to an interview by the
date: immediate (preferably); a later starting date is negotiable.
will be considered until the position is fulfilled.
more details, please contact project co-PIs:
Boaz Miller (CIS, Zefat Academic College): email@example.com
Arnon Keren (Philosophy, University of Haifa): firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD, MA, BSc
Department of CIS
Zefat Academic College