2015 LMU Doctoral Fellowship in Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Germany

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy seeks applications for a Doctoral Fellowship. The successful candidate will work on the project “The Evolution of Unpopular Norms and Bullying” (project summary below), which is funded by the German Research Council (DFG) and part of the DFG Priority Programme “New Frameworks of Rationality”. They especially encourage female scholars to apply. The LMU in general, and the MCMP in particular, endeavor to raise the percentage of women among its academic personnel. Furthermore, given equal qualification, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities. The funding is for three years, and the fellowship should be taken up by January 1, 2015. The successful candidate will take part in all of MCMP’s academic activities and enjoy its administrative facilities and financial support.The application deadline is November 20, 2014.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded to work on the project “The Evolution of Unpopular Norms and Bullying”.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing doctoral programme within the The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.
Scholarship Provider: Project is funded by the German Research Council (DFG) and part of the DFG Priority Programme “New Frameworks of Rationality.
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: The fellowship is open for candidates with a masters degree in philosophy or a related social science. They especially encourage female scholars to apply. The LMU in general, and the MCMP in particular, endeavor to raise the percentage of women among its academic personnel. Furthermore, given equal qualification, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.

Scholarship Open for International Students: German citizens can apply for this doctoral fellowship.

Scholarship Description: lmuThe Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy seeks applications for a Doctoral Fellowship. The successful candidate will work on the project “The Evolution of Unpopular Norms and Bullying” (project summary below), which is funded by the German Research Council (DFG) and part of the DFG Priority Programme “New Frameworks of Rationality”. The fellowship is open for candidates with a masters degree in philosophy or a related social science. The funding is for three years, and the fellowship should be taken up by January 1, 2015. However, a later starting date is also possible. (Please let us know if you wish to start at a later date.)

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The funding is for three years, and the fellowship should be taken up by January 1, 2015. However, a later starting date is also possible (Please let them know if you wish to start at a later date).

What does it cover? The successful candidate will partake in all of MCMP’s academic activities and enjoy its administrative facilities and financial support.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications (including a cover letter that addresses, amongst others, one’s academic background and research interests, a CV, a list of publications (if applicable), a sample of written work of no more than 5000 words (ideally in English, but German is also acceptable), and a description of a planned research project of 1000-1500 words) related to the above mentioned project should be sent by email at office.hartmann-at-lrz.uni-muenchen.de (ideally everything requested in one PDF document)Hard copy applications are not accepted. Additionally, two confidential letters of reference addressing the applicant’s qualifications for academic research should be sent to the same address from the referees directly.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 20, 2014.

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