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McCain Post-Doctoral Fellow

Department of Philosophy, Mount Allison University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of race, Africana philosophy, Indigenous philosophy, and/or social and political philosophy.
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Aesthetics
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Preparedness to teach a second-year course on aesthetics and/or a third-year course on philosophy of disability is desirable but not required.
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Aesthetics
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
Start date July 1, 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a twelve-month position as McCainPost-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 the Department has a particular interest in applications from candidates specializing in philosophy of race, Africana philosophy, Indigenous philosophy, and/or social and political philosophy. Preparedness to teach a second-year course on aesthetics and/or a third-year course on philosophy of disability is desirable but not required. Historically-informed approaches are preferred, in keeping with the department’s commitment to the importance of the history of philosophy, broadly construed.

The appointment will commence July 1, 2021, 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. Longlisted applicants should be prepared to submit three letters of reference, official or unofficial transcripts, and a sample of writing.     

Applications shall be sent electronically to:

Dr. Robbie Moser

Associate Professor and Head
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
Email: philosophy@mta.ca

Consideration of initial applications will begin February 12, 2021. Further material including letters of reference for longlisted applicants should arrive no later than March 1, 2021.

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.

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.

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How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Address submissions to: Dr. Robbie Moser Associate Professor and Head Department of Philosophy 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. Longlisted applicants should be prepared to submit three letters of reference, official or unofficial transcripts, and a sample of writing. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.
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Deadline for full consideration: February 12, 2021, 11:59pm AST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.mta.ca/Community/Administrative_depart...
Contact name Dr. Robbie Moser
Contact email
Contact phone 506 364 2347
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Scheduled expiry date August 7, 2021, 8:45am AST
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