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Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Philosophy, Duke University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS History of philosophy and/or philosophy of physics
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Physics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Durham, North Carolina, United States
Start date September 1, 2023
Job description

The Duke University Philosophy Department invites applications for a post-doctoral associate in philosophy. The ideal candidate will have strong research interests in history of philosophy and/or philosophy of physics, in any period from the 17th century to the present day, and will have a demonstrated interest in neglected voices. The post-doctoral associate will work up to 20 hours per week serving as research assistant to Katherine Brading, and will devote their remaining hours to conducting their own research. The post-doctoral associate may also have the opportunity to teach or co-teach as part of their duties, at the discretion of the Chair of the Philosophy Department. 

Salary and benefits will be competitive. Initial appointment is for 1 year, with opportunity of renewal for a further year. Starting date: September 1, 2023. The successful candidate must have completed their PhD by the time of appointment.

All candidates should submit (1) a letter of application describing their background, experience, and interests as they pertain to the above research areas; (2) a full CV; (3) a recent writing sample; and (4) at least two confidential letters of reference. All applications must be submitted online through AJO.

Applications received by January 10, 2023, will be assured full consideration. We encourage applications from women and disadvantaged or underrepresented minorities. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Submit the following items online to complete your application: Cover letter. Curriculum Vitae. Recent Writing Sample. Two reference letters. All application materials should be submitted online via Academic Jobs Online (academicjobsonline.org)
Web address to apply https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23545
Hard deadline January 10, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Contact name Katherine Brading
Contact email
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Time created November 7, 2022, 10:22pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 10, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Last updated November 7, 2022, 10:22pm UTC
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