Research Postdoc in Social Justice (EXPIRED)
Concordia Social Justice Centre, Concordia University, Montréal
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOC||Ethics, Applied Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Law|
Philosophy of Social Science
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
|Location||Montréal, Quebec, Canada|
|Start date||SEPTEMBER 1, 2019. (This replaces the old start date of February 1, 2019.)|
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DATE CHANGES: New submission deadline is January 5, 2019 (instead of December 5, 2018). New start date is September 1, 2019 (instead of February 1, 2019).
POSITION: This is a 1-year research postdoc at the newly founded Concordia Social Justice Centre (downtown campus). Salary: CAD 52,000 (including any benefits, health insurance etc).
This position is open to candidates with a PhD in hand or expected that would like to carry out a research project on the topic of social justice. The PhD can be in philosophy or in another discipline in the humanities or social sciences.
TASKS: Your main task will be to carry out your own research project, which has to be on a topic in social justice. In addition, you should give a presentation on this research during the year, participate in all activities of the center and help with the academic part of their organization. You might furthermore be expected to lead a colloquium with graduate students. There is no teaching associated with this position.
THE CENTER: Concordia University is launching a new, interdisciplinary center for social justice research in 2019. The center is hosted in the philosophy department and co-directed by Pablo Gilabert and Katharina Nieswandt. The main events during 2019 will be: a series of academic talks; two larger academic workshops (one in social and political philosophy, one in virtue ethics); and a public event. In addition to the postdoc, the center funds MA students.
GENERAL: Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English; French is not required. Concordia University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, such as women, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
|How to apply|
SUBMISSION: (1) Please email a SINGLE, BOOKMARKED PDF. (2) Please include the documents listed below, in the order in which these are listed. DOCUMENTS: (I) Academic CV. (II) Cover letter (1 page). (III) Description of your research project for the fellowship year (2 pages). This project must be on a topic in social justice. (IV) One writing sample. REFERENCES: In addition, please arrange for (V) two letters of recommendation to be submitted on your behalf. These letters should focus on your research. They should be emailed by the referee or via a dossier service to the same address as your documents.
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||January 5, 2019, 11:59pm EST|
|Contact name||Katharina Nieswandt|
|Time created||November 7, 2018, 12:04pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 5, 2019, 11:59pm EST|
|Expired on||January 7, 2019, 12:46am EST|
|Last updated||March 14, 2019, 3:00pm EST|
|Last update notification||
PLEASE NOT THE FOLLOWING DATE CHANGES: New submission deadline is January 5, 2019 (instead of December 5, 2018). New start date is September 1, 2019 (instead of February 1, 2019).
November 24, 2018, 9:51am EST
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