Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor (Normative Ethics/Applied Ethics) (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Applied Ethics (strong preference for ethics of risk, medical ethics, population ethics)|
|AOC||Applied Ethics (strong preference for ethics of risk, medical ethics, population ethics)|
|Location||Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
|Start date||Any time in between August 2021 and January 2022|
Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. Applications are now invited for the following post:
Areas of Specialization: Applied Ethics
The department will launch a new research centre, the Hong Kong Catastrophic Risk Centre, in January 2022.
We are looking for candidates working on the ethics of risk, medical ethics (e.g., the ethics of vaccination policies and healthcare distribution), population ethics, and other issues in applied ethics related to the impact of new technologies to the future of humanity to help with the developing of the centre.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in Philosophy by the start of the appointment. Normally, the starting date of the position will be any time after August 2021. The position would preferably be filled by January 2022. Although exceptional cases may be considered, the PhD degree should normally have been earned no more than 3 years before the date of appointment. Applicants are required to have publications in Philosophy, preferably in leading journals, or evidence of the ability to publish in such journals (e.g., in the form of unpublished writing samples).
The appointee is expected to (1) carry out research and submit papers to leading journals; (2) submit grant proposals to various funding bodies; (3) organize seminars, reading groups, workshops or other related research activities; (4) teach courses at undergraduate and / or postgraduate levels; and (5) perform administrative duties as assigned by the Head of the Department.
The teaching load will normally be only two courses per year, distributed according to the departmental needs and upon mutual agreement. English is the main language of instruction with the possible exception for courses in Chinese philosophy.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years, with the possibility of renewal after 3 years. Experienced appointee of Postdoctoral Fellow may carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor.
|How to apply|
Applicants should include a letter of interest, a CV and at least one writing sample in the application. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Informal inquiries concerning the post can be directed to Professor Andrea Sauchelli, Head of the Department of Philosophy, at [email protected]
|Web address to apply||https://lingnan.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/...|
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Contact name||Andrea Sauchelli|
|Time created||May 6, 2021, 8:05pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||September 2, 2021, 8:19am HKT|
|Expired on||September 2, 2021, 8:46am HKT|
|Last updated||September 2, 2021, 12:46am UTC|
|Last update notification||
New starting date, job duties and areas of specialisation.
July 29, 2021, 3:59am UTC
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Lingnan is a Hong Kong based institution