Call for postdoc in philosophy of science, “The environment and human health across life and social sciences » (projet ANR EnviroBioSoc) – Dead line: May 15, 2020

Call for postdoc in philosophy of science: ANR project EnviroBioSoc
A postdoc position will be available at IHPST (Institut d’histoire et de philosophie des sciences et des techniques, Paris, France – for one year, starting from September 1st 2020, renewable for a second year, within the French ANR funded project EnviroBioSoc: “The environment and human health across life and social sciences » (Coordinator of the project: Francesca Merlin).
Postdoc theme: « The concept(s) of environment as determinant of health and disease in life and social studies »  & « Modes of integration of the heterogeneous ways the environment and environmentally induced disease are studied across life and social sciences », which correspond to Tasks 1 & 2 of the project EnviroBioSoc. For further details about these two tasks of the project and the whole project, see
The successful candidate is expected to present his/her research at conferences and seminars, and to publish in international peer-reviewed journals. He/she will work at IHPST and will provide organization support for the activities of the team.
Profile: philosophy of science, philosophy of biology or philosophy of medicine, with a strong interest for the issues of unity /disunity of science, scientific pluralism and interdisciplinarity. 
Requirement: PhD in philosophy of science or history and philosophy of science. 
Mastery of English is expected. 
Residence in Paris is mandatory. 
Salary will be approximately 2728 € (brut) per month. 
Application: It should be submitted electronically as a unique PDF document (called « CV ») on the CNRS Job Platform 
Many thanks for also sending it to 
New application deadline: May 1,  2020   May 15, 2020
Application should include in unique PDF document : 
A cover letter; A CV with a list of publication; A sample of written work up to 10 000 words; A description of planned research activity of 1000-15000 words, and in particular of how he/she intends to contribute to the EnviroBioSoc project; Two confidential letters of recommendation, to be sent directly by the referees to 
The applications will be reviewed by a panel of experts. On this basis, a shortlist of candidates will be called for an interview in Paris (or via skype) before the end of May.
Candidates will be informed of the decision by mid-June, 2020. 
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