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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy

Philosophy Department, Cornell University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS AOS is open but especially interested in Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy including Philosophy of Race, and Asian Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Ithaca, New York, United States
Start date August 1, 2023
Job description

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy
Academic Years 2023-2025
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning August 1, 2023. The fellowship offers a stipend of $56,000/year.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Philosophy before the start date.  AOS is open, but we are especially interested in the areas of (1) Philosophy of Science, (2) Social and Political Philosophy including Philosophy of Race, and (3) Asian Philosophy.  The fellow will teach one lower-level and one upper-level course each year in their AOS.  Upper-level courses will be seminars open to graduate as well as upper-level undergraduates and may reflect the fellow’s research. 

Fellows spend their time in research and writing during the residential fellowship, and are required to participate in a weekly Fellows Seminar with other Fellows at the Society for the Humanities workshopping each other’s projects.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022.

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

For additional information on Cornell's Vaccination/Booster Compliance Program click here.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants eligible for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years include those who have received the Ph.D. degree after September 1, 2017 and no later than June 30, 2023. Applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins. International applicants are welcome to apply, contingent upon visa eligibility. Please review full applications requirements in the AJO listing/application site.
Web address to apply https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22093
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information http://societyhumanities.as.cornell.edu
Contact name Society for the Humanities
Contact email
Contact phone 607-255-9274
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Time created July 18, 2022, 9:30pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Last updated July 18, 2022, 9:30pm UTC
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