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Postdoc in Ecological Research Ethics project (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Laurentian University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open, but phil of biology or applied ethics preferred
AOS categories Decision Theory
Philosophy of Biology
Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Start date Negotiable, but summer 2015 or earlier is desirable
Job description

Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada, and the Centre for Evolutionary Ecology and Ethical Conservation (CEEEC) are pleased to announce a 1-year postdoctoral research position.

The successful candidate will conduct independent and collaborative research on the ethics of ecological research under the supervision of Dr. G.K.D. Crozier, Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Environment, Culture, and Values, and Dr. Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde, CRC in Applied Evolutionary Ecology. For a description of the research program under which this position is funded, please see this article: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11948-014-9558-4#page-1

The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in the activities organized by CEEEC, including team meetings, a speakers’ series, and symposia. Additional responsibilities and opportunities will be tailored to the professional development of the candidate.

AOS: Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Bioethics, Environmental Philosophy, Decision Theory, or another field relevant to this highly interdisciplinary research project on the Ethics of Ecological Research.

Essential: Completed PhD by start date

Start date: Negotiable, but summer 2015 or earlier is desirable

Term: 1-year

Salary: $40,000 Canadian plus 10% benefits and 4% vacation ($45.6 total), plus a generous conference travel stipend.

Application: Candidates should email a recent CV with the names and contact details for three references, two writing samples, and a cover letter outlining how their research could compliment CEEEC’s project. Address all correspondence to [email protected]

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.

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Time created January 12, 2015, 11:10am UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 10, 2015, 6:46pm EST
Expired on April 8, 2015, 10:18am EST
Last updated June 8, 2015, 3:00pm UTC
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