Jacobsen Fellowship in Philosophy 2023

The Jacobsen Committee and the Institute of Philosophy invite applications for the prestigious Jacobsen Fellowship in Philosophy. 

The Jacobsen Fellowship

The Jacobsen Fellowship has been established from a gift by Mr J A B Jacobsen, and is offered for research in Philosophy in the general field of ‘The Personal and Impersonal Character of Life in the Universe and the Human Person’.  (The research topics of former Fellows have included the following:  Philosophical Issues in Psychology and Psychiatry; Universals and Particulars; Philosophy and Language in Classical India; Time, Mind and Memory; Feminist Questions in Epistemology; Anti-realism in the Philosophy of Mathematics; The Nature of Fiction; and the Philosophy of Spinoza).

The Jacobsen Fellowship is tenable at the University of London from September 2023 for a maximum period of two years. The successful candidate will be awarded a paid position at one of the London Colleges for the duration of the fellowship. The fellow must undertake a full programme of original research approved by the Selection Committee. The fellow is required to submit a short interim report to the Jacobsen Panel towards the end of the first year of tenure, and a fuller final report at the expiration of tenure of the Fellowship.

Applicants must hold a doctorate or have effectively completed their doctoral thesis at the start of tenure of the Fellowship. 

The deadline for applications is Friday 24th March 2023.  For further particulars and details of the application process please click here.