Post-Doc: University of Connecticut Humanities Institute

Humanities Institute
University of Connecticut
Project on "Humility and Conviction in Public Life"
Apply by: August 1, 2017 for full consideration

 
The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting applications for a postdoctoral researcher with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2017. The researcher will work under the auspices of Humility & Conviction in Public Life (HCPL), an applied research project generously funded by the John Templeton Foundation aimed at understanding and revitalizing meaningful public discourse over such topics as morality, politics, science and religion. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. For more information on the project, please see its website.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
Completed requirements for a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in a humanities field (broadly construed) by start date of employment; evidence of a strong research/publication trajectory; and active research and public engagement interests integrating well with the stated aims and interests of the HCPL project.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
Evidence of excellence in research; a research profile that indicates strong interest in applied research relevant to public discourse, interest in or knowledge of research on intellectual or epistemic humility, public deliberation and dialogue; and the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of project and Institute missions.
 
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Kindly apply to this position via UConn’s recruitingsolutions portal at: http://hr.uconn.edu/recruiting-solutions-91-info/
or by following the previous link’s instructions.
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