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Postdoctoral Associate in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Areas of specialization must include political or social philosophy
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Working in nonideal theory with serious research interests in social science, history, or race and ethnic studies.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 176379
Location New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Start date September 1, 2023
Job description

The Philosophy Department at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey located in New Brunswick, NJ, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship. The two-year appointment will begin on September 1, 2023. Responsibilities include full-time research, collaborating with a faculty mentor to organize a research workshop on a social justice topic, co-teaching a graduate seminar, and participating in the Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy. The position will have a 10-month academic year salary of $60,000, along with an annual research account of $3,750. Areas of specialization must include political or social philosophy. Applicants working in nonideal theory with serious research interests in social science, history, or race and ethnic studies, are especially encouraged to apply. We seek a philosopher of exceptional promise who will contribute to the excellence of our department and will benefit from the broader intellectual community at Rutgers.

How to apply
Application type Online
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in philosophy between September 1, 2020 and June 30, 2023. Application materials to include: cover letter, CV, research statement, detailed research plan for 2 year duration of fellowship, three letters of reference, and a writing sample in area of specialization. Research plan should be uploaded under “other document.” Cover letter should be addressed to hiring committee chair Professor Derrick Darby. Please note that all reference letters must be uploaded using a separate email for each document. If placement coordinators uploading reference letters cannot use separate emails and receive a system error when using the same email, please email [email protected]
Web address to apply https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/176379
Hard deadline November 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Time created August 10, 2022, 8:15pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Last updated August 11, 2022, 2:37pm UTC
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