Lisbona: call for applications per borse di ricerca


Scadenza per le candidature: 1 febbraio. Sono varie le tematiche di ricerca, tutte connesse alla teoria dell’evoluzione “estesa”, in particolare ai nuovi modelli delle scienze sociali e culturali ispirati all’evoluzione.

AppEEL, the Lisbon Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab of the Centre for Philosophy of Science of the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon is actively seeking to expand its interdisciplinary research team.
Pending on budgetary approval, the following positions will open from September 1st, 2013 until May 31st, 2016:
The positions are open to researchers active in the following research fields:
  • Philosophy & History of Biology
  • Evolutionary Biology, Paleontology, Molecular Biology, Symbiology, Virology, Botany
  • Evolutionary, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Evolutionary Archeology
  • Evolutionary Linguistics
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Biology/Linguistics/Anthropology
We especially invite research proposals that focus on:
  • The nature and scope of the Extended Synthesis in Evolutionary Biology and/or the Sociocultural domain
  • Applied Evolutionary Epistemology, the Units and Levels of Evolution Debate and Hierarchy Theory
  • Micro- and Macroevolutionary studies in Biology and/or the Sociocultural sciences
  • Horizontal and non-gradual vertical evolutionary studies in Biology and/or the Sociocultural Sciences
  • The application of Bioinformatics and computational techniques to model Biological and Sociocultural Evolution
Applications and inquiries can be send to Nathalie Gontier at by February 1st, 2013 and must include the following information:
  • The ID number of the specific position you are applying for
  • A full CV
  • A motivational letter
  • A research proposal of max. 1.500 words (+/- 3 pages, 12 font size)
  • Minimally 1, maximally 3 letters of recommendation
AppEEL, the Centre for Philosophy of Science, The Faculty of Science, and the University of Lisbon are an equal opportunity employee and we welcome submissions from people with special needs.