Post-doc and PhD positions: Philosophy of Biomedicine at University of Sydney

A number of positions have recently been advertised at the University of Sydney. I only have the below links and information.

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Ref No. 651/0418F) details here.

Postdoctoral Research Associates (Two Positions)
Department of Philosophy, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Reference No. 651/0418F

These positions are part of the ARC Laureate Project A Philosophy of Medicine for the 21st Century. The appointees will work with Chief Investigator Professor Paul E. Griffiths and collaborators to develop a new vision of health and disease which can accommodate developments in contemporary biology and to make the discipline of philosophy an active participant in identifying new directions for integrative biomedical research.

Specific research topics will include:

*   Exploring and developing accounts of biological function and biological normativity through their application to data and theory in current biology and medicine
*   Implications of life history theory and the developmental origins of health and disease paradigm for conceptions of health and disease
*   Implications of genetic conflict perspectives and recent work on biological individuality for health and disease

The research will be conducted in close collaboration with the biomedical research community at the University of Sydney.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

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