Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy

Monash University


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Philosophy

Job No.: 618200

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Fixed-term appointment until December 2022

Remuneration: $101,130 - $120,093 pa Level B (plus 10% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Philosophy Program has particular research strengths in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Sciences and Moral and Political Philosophy. The Program offers undergraduate subjects in a wide range of areas, including logic, metaphysics, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind and cognition, ethics, and political philosophy. Information about the Department can be found at  

The Cognition and Philosophy Lab is seeking a passionate Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join their team. Assisting Professor Jakob Hohwy, you will be collaborating on projects in behavioural science, moral psychology and decision-making. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Conduct of research either as a member of a team or independently and the production of publications from that research
  • Guidance in the research effort of PhD students in their research area
  • Potential contribution to the teaching program within the field of research
  • Attendance at departmental and faculty meetings in relation to the field of research

The preferred applicant will have a Doctoral qualification in the relevant field, evidence of independent research demonstrated by refereed research publications and experience in supervision of honours or postgraduate students within the discipline.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Professor Jakob Hohwy, Head of Philosophy,

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 12 August 2021, 11:55 pm AEST

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