Research Assistant in Philosophy
Department Of Philosophy
Position Type :
Grade 6 (£25,728 - £31,604)
This Post is Part Time and Fixed Term (Until 31 October 2018).
Durham University is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant on a part-time basis, starting on 01 November 2017, working with Professor Nancy Cartwright (Head of Project) and Professor Anna Marmodoro on a European Research Council-funded project, Knowledge for Use: Making the Most of Social Science to Build Better Policies (K4U). The project aims to construct a radically new picture of how to use social science to build better social policies The research that this position will be contributing to and helping to administer is housed under K4U theme 1, especially with respect to concepts of causation and explanation and questions about what kinds of knowledge are useful for drawing causal conclusions, and is directed by Professor Marmodoro. The post offers the opportunity to work with an exciting team of philosophers and social scientists from Durham, the London School of Economics and Ca' Foscari University, Venice.
Closes midday on : 19-Oct-2017