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Postdoctoral Fellowship (EXPIRED)

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Biology (Evolution, Levels of selection, "function", microbial communities)
AOS categories Philosophy of Biology
AOC Philosophy or history of evolutionary biology or molecular biology
AOC categories Philosophy of Biology
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Start date after August 1, 2018 (with termination on March 31, 2020)
Job description


Cross-appointed in Dalhousie's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and its Department of Philosophy, the Fellow would pursue investigation in foundations of genomics and evolution, for instance, the meaning of function in cellular or community contexts, multilevel selection theory or individuality.  Recent PhD in Philosophy/History of Science.  Appointment beginning after August 1, 2018 (with termination on March 31, 2020).  Salary $46,000/annum plus available fringe benefits and support for conference travel.  Canadians and non-Canadians equally considered.  Possibility but not requirement for teaching.  Contact Ford Doolittle - ford@dal.ca

How to apply
Application type Email
Applicants should send CV, describe present and future research interests, and provide names and contact information for three referees.
Email to apply
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact name W. Ford Doolittle
Contact email
Contact phone 1-902-494-3569
Time created June 11, 2018, 11:38am EST
Scheduled expiry date December 28, 2018, 9:31am AST
Expired on July 17, 2018, 3:14pm AST
Last updated March 14, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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