You will be part of the AHRC-funded research project “Grief: A Study of Human Emotional Experience”, headed by Professor Matthew Ratcliffe (PI) and Dr Louise Richardson (Co-I). Based at the Department of Philosophy, University of York, the project will run for four years, starting on 1st January 2020. Its overarching aim is to develop a wide-ranging and integrated account of what it is to experience grief, focusing on aspects of grief that are of considerable theoretical and practical importance but remain poorly understood. The project will be divided into three work packages: 1. Emotion and Perception; 2. Interpersonal Experience and Understanding; 3. The Bounds of Grief. This three-year position is associated with Work Package 1. It will involve investigating the nature of grief, by engaging with philosophical and interdisciplinary research on emotional and perceptual experience.
In this role, you will conduct philosophical research under the supervision of senior colleagues and also contribute towards collaborative research. Specifically, you will:
Please outline in your covering letter the kind of research you would be keen to pursue as part of the project.
This role is available on a fixed term basis for 36 months.
Interview date: late October 2019
For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Matthew Ratcliffe: firstname.lastname@example.org
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