Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies
Department of Philosophy, Queen's University, Canada
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOC||Social and Political Philosophy|
Social and Political Philosophy
|Location||Kingston, Ontario, Canada|
|Start date||July 1, 2022. Two years non-renewable|
Research Area: Animal ethics, law and politics. While we interpret animal ethics, law and politics broadly, and welcome applications from various disciplines that study human-animal relations including political science, law, philosophy, sociology and environmental studies, we are looking in particular for research that critically examines the moral, legal and political dimensions of how human-animal relations are governed.
Supervisor: Will Kymlicka
Remuneration: $45,000 per annum. As part of this full-time salary, the incumbent will teach a 0.5 credit University course per year in animal ethics (or a cognate subject).
Applicants must have submitted their doctoral dissertation by that date or be within five years of having received their doctorate.
Demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and politics, show evidence of teaching potential, and be able to participate constructively in departmental and collegial activities.
The Postdoctoral Fellow appointed to this position is expected to be actively involved in the day-to-day life of the Department, and to collaborate in developing initiatives related to the promotion of the analysis and understanding of animal ethics (such as workshops, conferences, public lectures, etc.)
EMPLOYMENT EQUITY: The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.
ACCOMMODATION IN THE WORKPLACE: The University has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee's accessibility needs due to disability. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Susanne Cliff-Jungling, Department of Philosophy at [email protected], 613-533-2182.
|How to apply|
Each full application should include a curriculum-vitae, together with a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier, a writing sample, and three confidential letters of reference. Applicants should supply information concerning any interruptions in their academic careers and other factors that may have affected their capacity to complete scholarly work. Applicants should send all documents in their application package (with the exception of references which applicants should ensure are sent directly by referees), by email as a single pdf (FirstName.LastName) by February 14, 2022 to: [email protected] line: PDF Animal Ethics
|Web address to apply||https://www.queensu.ca/philosophy/jobs|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||February 14, 2022, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.queensu.ca/philosophy/jobs|
|Contact name||Will Kymlicka|
|Contact phone||613-533-6000 x77043|
|Time created||November 23, 2021, 4:37pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||February 14, 2022, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||November 23, 2021, 4:37pm UTC|
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