CfA: PhD Student in ERC project, Tilburg University

Submitted by Jan Sprenger, Tilburg University.

The Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS)
at Tilburg University, The Netherlands, invites applications for a
four-year PhD position (1,0 fte) in philosophy of science, starting 1
September 2016 or later this year.

Candidates must hold a MA/MSc degree or equivalent by the time of
appointment. Apart from philosophy graduates, candidates with degrees in other relevant disciplines (e.g., mathematics, psychology) are welcome if they can demonstrate a high level of familiarity with philosophy of science.

The PhD position is funded by the European Research Council (ERC),
through a Starting Investigator Grant for the research project “Making
Scientific Inferences More Objective” (principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Jan Sprenger). For further information on the position, please contact the PI at

Candidates should submit the following documents in a single pdf file: a letter of motivation, a CV, a writing sample, a research plan (about two pages, max. 1200 words), and two letters of recommendation. If the
letters are confidential, they should be sent per email to

The deadline for applications is 8 May 2016. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 12 May, and skype interviews will be held on 17 and 18 May. Candidates will be notified as soon as possible thereafter.

The only way to apply is online by following one of these two links: