Starting 1st October, Professor Lisa Bortolotti will lead a 5-year research project funded by a European Research Council Consolidator Grant. The project is entitled Pragmatic and Epistemic Role of Factually Erroneous Cognitions and Thoughts (PERFECT - £1,484,434). 

PERFECT aims to establish whether cognitions that are inaccurate in some important respect can be good from an epistemic point of view. The University of Birmingham is recruiting one post-doctoral research fellow and one doctoral researcher to work on the project.

These positions are tenable for three years. For details, please see:

  • Doctoral studentship
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship

Deadline for applications is 30th April and interviews will be held in May. For inquiries, please contact Professor Lisa Bortolotti (email: