Department of Philosophy, Emory University
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
Philosophy of Biology
Organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Emory University seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship, renewable for up to three years from those working in moral psychology with complementary interests in philosophies of race, immigration and citizenship, healthcare, and war. Suitable candidates will demonstrate strong philosophical background and an openness to gaining familiarity with a variety of methods of data collection, analysis, and interpretation while working with materials from multiple and interdisciplinary frameworks.
The primary research projects the postdoc would join investigate the phenomena of moral injury and repair. The primary concern is with the study of what, specifically, is injured, and what constitutes repair, healing, and transformation. The various projects underway examine moral injury in contexts of war (the primary area of clinical work), the ongoing refugee crisis, the global pandemic (including but not limited to care exhaustion and rationing), and the context of institutionalized and systemic racism and social injustice. Those with interests in moral emotions and conditions of trust, forgiveness, and hope are especially welcome to apply.
The majority of the postdoc’s time will be spent on independent research, directed and supported by the Deputy Provost, on topics related to the main research themes.
The postdoc will also have the opportunity to regularly contribute to and collaborate with a vibrant community of philosophical interlocutors; humanistic and social scientific inquirers; and medical, mental, and public health professionals. There is an opportunity to teach one advanced undergraduate course within the postdoc’s area(s) of expertise and interest.
The initial appointment will be for one calendar year with the possibility of renewal for two more years based on performance, availability of funding, and continuity of program.
Anticipated start date: As early as January 2022, depending on availability of the candidate of choice; remote-work flexibility is a possibility.
Compensation: $47,476-$55,000 plus full benefits equivalent to faculty salary. Some travel and material support is available.
Preferred qualifications include:
Materials Requested for Application:
Application Deadline: December 1, 2021
For more information and to access the application process, visit: http://tinyurl.com/EmoryPostdoc
Specific questions about the research projects should be directed to the Principal Investigator, Professor Christa Davis Acampora ([email protected])
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|How to apply|
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Preferred start is January 2022, remote work is an option.
|Web address to apply||http://tinyurl.com/EmoryPostDoc|
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
December 1, 2021, 12:00am EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||http://tinyurl.com/EmoryPostDoc|
|Contact name||Christa Acampora|
|Time created||October 25, 2021, 9:34pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||April 23, 2022, 10:56am EST|
|Last updated||October 25, 2021, 9:34pm UTC|
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