McCain Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of Philosophy, Mount Allison University
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOC||philosophy of social science, applied ethics, environmental philosophy, and/or, philosophy of science (especially philosophy of the life sciences), History of Philosophy|
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
|Location||Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada|
|Start date||July 1, 2019|
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 email@example.com. Paper submissions should be sent to:
Chair of the Search Committee
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|
Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
March 22, 2019, 8:30am AST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||http://www.mta.ca/philosophy|
|Contact name||Dr. Robbie Moser|
|Contact phone||(506) 364-2347|
|Time created||February 26, 2019, 10:36am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||September 13, 2019, 9:45am AST|
|Last updated||February 26, 2019, 10:36am EST|
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