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McCain Post-Doctoral Fellow

Department of Philosophy, Mount Allison University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC philosophy of social science, applied ethics, environmental philosophy, and/or, philosophy of science (especially philosophy of the life sciences), History of Philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a twelve-month position as McCain Post-Doctoral Fellow. Candidates should have or be near completion of a PhD in Philosophy. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a promising research profile. The teaching requirement is two undergraduate courses per term.

We invite applications from all specializations of philosophy but we have a particular interest in philosophy of social science, applied ethics, environmental philosophy, and/or, philosophy of science (especially philosophy of the life sciences). Historically-informed approaches are desirable, in keeping with the department’s strong commitment to the importance of the history of philosophy.

The appointment will commence July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval. Submissions are comprised of: (i) a letter of application which includes a brief statement of current research, (ii) a curriculum vitae, and (iii) a teaching dossier which includes, but is not limited to, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of teaching experience. Long-listed candidates will be contacted subsequently to submit three letters of reference, official or unofficial transcripts, and a sample of writing. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to philosophy@mta.ca. Paper submissions should be sent to:


Dr. Robbie Moser

Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
63D York Street
Sackville, NB   E4L 1G9
Phone: 506-364-2556

Consideration of applications will begin March 22, 2019 and will continue until an appointment is made.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to philosophy@mta.ca. Paper submissions should be sent to: Dr. Robbie Moser Chair of the Search Committee Department of Philosophy Mount Allison University 63D York Street Sackville, NB   E4L 1G9 Phone: 506-364-2556
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Deadline for full consideration: March 22, 2019, 8:30am AST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.mta.ca/philosophy
Contact name Dr. Robbie Moser
Contact email
Contact phone (506) 364-2347
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Scheduled expiry date September 13, 2019, 9:45am AST
Last updated February 26, 2019, 10:36am EST
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