PhD Studentship: Philosophy of Medicine

The Centre for the Humanities and Health and the Philosophy Department at King’s College London invite applications for a PhD Studentship in Philosophy of Medicine commencing in 2010.

The studentship is funded full-time for 3 years and may be held full-time or part-time, though not beyond the end of 2013. The award covers Home/EU postgraduate fees of £3,450 per year, and includes a stipend of c.£21,000 per annum (tax free), plus an annual travel allowance for attending conferences.

This studentship offers an opportunity to work within the ‘Concepts of Health’ strand of research, across the area of the Philosophy of Medicine, broadly construed. This project is led by David Papineau, Professor of the Philosophy of Science, and Mary Margaret McCabe, Professor of Ancient Philosophy, in the Department of Philosophy at King’s College London. The candidate will register for a PhD research degree in Philosophy.

A full description of the project and details of how to apply can be downloaded from the King’s College London Graduate Funding Database, here.

Applications close 1st February 2010

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