UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

RESEARCH FELLOW TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED CONCEPT OF EVIDENCE

Applications are invited for the post of Research Fellow, which is available for a fixed term of 2 years. Applicants should have a PhD in an appropriate subject by the start of the appointment, an interest in the Philosophy of Science, and some knowledge of the treatment of evidence in one or more of the following areas: Statistics, Economics, History, Psychology, Law, Forensic Science, Medicine. The appointment will be at point 6 of the RA1A scale (currently £21,640, plus London allowance of £2,330).

The Research Fellow will contribute to a research project Towards an Integrated Concept of Evidence, which forms part of a cross-UCL interdisciplinary research programme Evidence, Inference and Enquiry funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the ESRC: see www.evidencescience.org for further information on this programme. This project is directed by Professor Philip Dawid, Department of Statistical Science (also overall Programme Director), and Dr Hasok Chang, Department of Science and Technology Studies. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dawid, telephone +44 (0)20 7679 1861, email [email protected], or to Chang, telephone +44 (0)20 7679 1324, email [email protected]

Letters of application, including a Curriculum Vitae and names of 2 referees, should be sent to Marion Ware, Department of Statistical Science, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK, telephone +44 (0)20 7679 1872, email [email protected]

Further details of the position and the project can be obtained from the web page http://www.ucl.ac.uk/stats/department/jobs.html or by e-mailing Marion Ware at [email protected]

Closing date for receipt of applications: 11 April 2005.