Postdoctoral Fellow in the Philosophy of Biology
Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph, Canada
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of Biology|
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Science
|AOC||Ethics of biotechnology|
|Location||Guelph, Ontario, Canada|
|Start date||As soon as possible between February 1 and April 30, 2022.|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Guelph seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work for one year on an interdisciplinary project funded by Genome Canada. The project explores publics perceptions and trust in gene-editing (GE) technologies, with an emphasis on “welfare enhancing” applications in the dairy and beef industries.
The Fellow will collaborate with a research team composed of philosophers, economists, animal welfare scientists, veterinarians, and historians based at the University of Guelph and the University of British Columbia. The Fellow will also engage with stakeholders from the dairy and beef industries who are partnered with the project.
Specific activities include:
Salary: $50,000 (CAD) plus benefits, $2,000 travel stipend, $500 relocation expenses.
|How to apply|
Applicants should submit their CV and a statement of interest by email. Please also arrange to have two letters of reference submitted by email. All materials should be emailed to Audra Bolton in the Philosophy Department at the University of Guelph ([email protected]) with “Philosophy Postdoc” in the subject line.
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
December 16, 2021, 11:59pm EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/philosophy/postdoc|
|Contact name||Stefan Linquist|
|Time created||November 17, 2021, 10:21pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||May 15, 2022, 10:09pm EST|
|Last updated||November 17, 2021, 10:21pm UTC|
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