Two Postdoc Positions at UniSR in Milan [Deadline: 25 May!]

Two Postdoc Positions at UniSR in Milan [Deadline: 25 May!]

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Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele (UniSR) in Milan is inviting applications for two full-time postdoctoral research fellows within PERITIA on “Behavioural tools for building trust” at the Faculty of Philosophy. Candidates must hold a degree in Philosophy, Economics, Cognitive Sciences or Psychology, studying trusting behaviour towards science institutions and authorities.

Deadline for applications for both positions is 25 May 2020! Please contact the UniSR research office (ricerca@unisr.it) for support in bureaucratic matters drafting the application. See below on how to apply.

 

POSITION A: 12 months fellowship for collaboration to research activities in the scientific area of Logic and Philosophy of Science

Profile and Evaluation Criteria

Candidates must hold a degree in Philosophy, Economics, Cognitive Sciences or Psychology. The work package for which the candidate will contribute investigates the emotional and cognitive components of trusting behaviour. It uses lab based behavioural studies to investigate the determinants of judgements of trust and trustworthiness by members of the public and to test the findings of phase 1 of the PEriTiA project.

The fellow will develop and implement experimental protocols to study trusting behaviour towards science institutions and authorities.

We strongly encourage potential candidates to familiarise themselves with the detail of the project at https://peritia-trust.eu/research/.

Employment Terms and Conditions

The selected candidate will be appointed as a research fellow (known as “assegnista di ricerca”) for a period of one year (12 months). The fellowship (known as “assegno di ricerca”) is tax free under Italian legislation; only social charges apply. The gross amount of the fellowship is € 25.050. The selected candidate will collaborate with other project members, including the work packages in Paris and Dublin. We strongly encourage the candidates to familiarise themselves with the project work packages at https://peritia-trust.eu/project-design/. There are no teaching obligations.

 

POSITION B: 18 months fellowship for collaboration to research activities in the scientific area of Logic and Philosophy of Science

Profile and Evaluation Criteria

Candidates must hold a degree in Philosophy, Economics, Cognitive Sciences or Psychology. The work package for which the candidate will contribute investigates the emotional and cognitive components of trusting behaviour. It uses lab based behavioural studies to investigate the determinants of judgements of trust and trustworthiness by members of the public and to test the findings of phase 1 of the PEriTiA project.

The fellow will develop and implement experimental protocols to study trusting behaviour towards science institutions and authorities.

We strongly encourage potential candidates to familiarise themselves with the detail of the project at  https://peritia-trust.eu/research/.

Employment Terms and Conditions

The selected candidate will be appointed as a research fellow (known as “assegnista di ricerca”) for a period of 18 months. The fellowship (known as “assegno di ricerca”) is tax free under Italian legislation; only social charges apply. The gross amount of the fellowship is € 37.575. The selected candidate will collaborate with other project members, including the work packages in Paris and Dublin. We strongly encourage the candidates to familiarise themselves with the project work packages at https://peritia-trust.eu/project-design/. There are no teaching obligations.

 

 

Institutional Embedding

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan is a small private university in Milan, with three faculties (Philosophy, Medicine and Psychology). The candidates will be embedded in two interfaculty research centres, the Centre for Applied and Experimental Epistemology and the E.ON Customer Behavior Lab, both working at the intersection between behavioural science, philosophy, economics and psychology.

Application

Application forms in plain paper must be written according to the form attached to the call announcements (Annex A – Allegato A) available at the following links:

For Position A: https://www.unisr.it/attachments/BANDO-DR_6438_2020/da3ee0ee-c6f5-4632-a4ed-f64536fee107/ca5eebfe-b61d-4d8b-94d2-77971d44caa1.pdf

For Position B: https://www.unisr.it/attachments/BANDO-DR_6437_2020/da3ee0ee-c6f5-4632-a4ed-f64536fee107/46577413-bc66-4fb0-a1c1-db6dae5d17d0.pdf

The form must be duly signed. Non-Italian speakers can directly contact ricerca@unisr.it to receive the application forms.

The applications must either be sent

  1. via registered mail within the 25th of May, and addressed toRettore dell’Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele,
    Via Olgettina 58,
    20132, Milano,or brevi manu at the same address.The envelopes must report on the outside the following information:

    • “procedura di selezione assegnista di ricerca”
    • The fellowship title “Behavioural tools for building trust”, settore scientifico – disciplinare M-Fil/02 – Logica e Filosofia della Scienza, Settore Concorsuale 11/C2 – Logica, Storia e Filosofia della Scienza
    • Facoltà di Filosofia
    • Surname, Name and address of the candidate
  2. via PEC (Posta elettronica certificata), at affarigeneraliunisr@pec.it within the 25th of May, 11.59 p.m, subject “PEC domanda procedura di selezione Assegno di ricerca”, specifying in the e-mail text the fellowship title “Behavioural tools for building trust”, settore scientifico – disciplinare M-Fil/02 – Logica e Filosofia della Scienza, Settore Concorsuale 11/C2 – Logica, Storia e Filosofia della Scienza.
    The application must include the Annex A to the call (Allegato A) in PDF format, and a valid Identification Document. The PEC e-mail address can only receive e-mails sent by other PEC e-mails. E-mails sent by non-certified e-mail addresses will not be valid. The documents to be attached to the application, indicated in the following section, should be sent via registered mail following the procedure described in point 1.

The application form must enclose:

  1. Degree certificate (bachelor degree courses of minimum 4 years)
  2. Curriculum Vitae including scientific and professional activities, duly signed
  3. Copy of valid Identification document
  4. Publications
  5. Any further documents, scientific qualifications, diplomas (scholarship, master degree, PhD degree, etc…)

Academic and professional certificates and qualifications can be submitted in original form or, for European Union citizens and Non-EU citizens entitled on the basis of applicable law, in certified copies or can be self-certificated (see Annex B – Allegato B to the call). Non-EU citizens not entitled to provide self-certification under DPR n. 445/2000, should submit certificates and diplomas issued by their national authorities, including the translation to Italian certified by Italian Consulate attesting that it conforms to the original. Certificates or diplomas in languages other than Italian, French, English, German and Spanish, should enclose, to be evaluated, a certified translation to Italian certified by Italian Consulate attesting that the translation conforms to the original.

Application forms not signed or incomplete or sent after the deadline established will not be admitted.

Italian law requires adherence to the procedures as stated in the official documentation. The full version of the calls is available at the following links:

For Position A: https://www.unisr.it/attachments/BANDO-DR_6438_2020/da3ee0ee-c6f5-4632-a4ed-f64536fee107/ca5eebfe-b61d-4d8b-94d2-77971d44caa1.pdf

For Position B: https://www.unisr.it/attachments/BANDO-DR_6437_2020/da3ee0ee-c6f5-4632-a4ed-f64536fee107/46577413-bc66-4fb0-a1c1-db6dae5d17d0.pdf

The English language translation does not have legal value itself and does not supersede the Italian version of the call announcement. International applicants are encouraged to contact the UniSR research office (ricerca@unisr.it) for support in bureaucratic matters drafting the application.

Evaluation

The candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following qualifications:

  • Degree in Philosophy, Economics, Cognitive Sciences, Psychology
  • PhD in Philosophy, Economics, Cognitive Sciences, Psychology
  • Scientific publications
  • Specific competences and skills in the field.

 

Knowledge of Italian is not required.

Deadline: 25th of May 2020.

 

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