PhD position studying attention and decision making

Hiring a Doctoral Research Fellow at GOODATTENTION! This position is specifically connected to subproject 3, which studies how to integrate decision theoretic models of rational decision making with research on the role of attention in action. It connects with philosophical work on frame-dependent, context-dependent, and situational reasoning.

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The candidate’s project will be specifically situated in subproject 3 of GOODATTENTION, which investigates formal models of rational decision making that incorporate attention as an independent factor.

The appointment is for a duration of 3 years. All PhD Candidates who submit their doctoral dissertation for assessment with a written recommendation from their supervisor within 3 years or 3 ½ years after the start of their PhD position, will be offered, respectively, a 12 or 6 month Completion Grant.

The candidate will be situated in a strong, lively and supportive research environment, both at the GOODATTENTION project itself, the related SalientSolutions project, as well as relevant research groups, such as the Oslo Mind Group, or the Centre for Philosophy and the Sciences, or the Logic Group at the University of Oslo.

The candidate is expected to develop a project description, which must be submitted as a part of the application. 

The candidate will have the opportunity also to make use of the international advisory board associated with GOODATTENTION, for research interactions, research visits, or other forms of collaboration.

See here for some more details about this subproject and its relation to GOODATTENTION as a whole.

For more about the position and to apply click here

Published Oct. 13, 2021 5:22 PM - Last modified Oct. 13, 2021 5:22 PM