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Two postdoctoral positions in epistemic & semantic commitments of foundational theories, Warsaw (Poland), Deadline: 15 Jan 2022

Open Call for up to 2 fully funded Postdoc positions (each for 2 years) 
within the framework of the grant MAESTRO 2019/34/A/HS1/00399, financed by 
National Science Center (Narodowe Centrum Nauki), Poland

Host institution: University of Warsaw, Poland

Project title: Epistemic and semantic commitments of foundational theories

The main objective of the project is to provide a deep conceptual and 
formal analysis of the notion of commitments of a foundational theory, 
where the latter expression stands for a theory that can develop a 
significant portion of mathematics (examples: Peano arithmetic, 
Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory). The notion of a commitment is essentially 
involved in many discussions in contemporary formal philosophy.

For more information about the project, see 

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to get acquainted with the 
project group style of research.

Principal investigator: Prof. Cezary Cieslinski, Faculty of Philosophy, 
University of Warsaw, Poland.

Requirements: for the list of requirements and eligibility conditions, see 

Tasks will include:

- Engagement in the realization of the grant project research tasks.

- Regular presentations of intermediate research results at workshops and 

- Publication of results in journals and/or conference proceedings.

- Participation in the organization of research activities and events 
related to the research project, such as conferences, workshops and joint 

We offer:

- Very interesting open research problems (of both philosophical and 
formal nature).

- Membership in an internationally active and vibrant research team.

- Budget for conference travel and research visits.

- Budget for electronic equipment (laptop).

Employment conditions:

- The candidate's primary responsibility will be to conduct research on 
topics covered by the grant.

- The position starts no sooner than March 1 2022 and lasts for a maximum 
of two years.

- Total remuneration: around 99 000 PLN gross per year

Required documents: for the list of required documents, see 

How to apply

- In order to apply, please send the message to c.cieslinski@uw.edu.pl

   attaching the required documents in pdf format. All the documents should 
be in English.

A short list will be made based on the candidates' applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview (possibly, in a 
remote form).

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Timetable and deadlines

- 15.01.2022 - deadline for submitting applications.

- Late January - interviews with the candidates.

- End of January - the candidates are informed about the results

- March 2022 (this date is negotiable) - the applicant starts working in the


If you have questions, please contact us at c.cieslinski@uw.edu.pl.

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