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Post-Doctoral Fellowship (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, McMaster University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open but philosophy of law, feminist philosophy, ethics, applied ethics, metaethics, and/or political philosophy preferred.
AOC Open but philosophy of law, feminist philosophy, ethics, applied ethics, metaethics, and/or political philosophy preferred.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Start date July 1, 2018
Job description

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Applications are invited for a research and teaching postdoctoral fellowship to be held under the auspices of the Department of Philosophy at McMaster University during the 2018-19 academic year. We welcome candidates with any number of research and teaching interests, including but not limited to philosophy of law, feminist philosophy, ethics, applied ethics, metaethics, and political philosophy.

Job-Title:  Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Posting Date:  23 March 2018

Application Deadline:  27 April 2018

Position Start Date:  1 July 2018

Position End Date:  30 June 2019

Pending funding and at the discretion of the department, this position is renewable, but not beyond a second year.

Supervisor:  Dr. Stefan Sciaraffa

Renumeration:  $50,000 per year plus $5,000 for Research or Publication Expenses

This position is included within the Canadian Union of Public Employees (“CUPE”) Local 3906 Unit 3, representing Post-Doctoral Fellows.

Description of Role:

The fellow will be expected to present a paper as part of the department’s weekly speaker series and to contribute to the intellectual life of our community of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates.

The fellow will also teach two courses per academic year, one in the fall and one in the winter term. See the department website for further details about the department’s two main Honours BA Programs: the Philosophy Honours BA and the Justice, Political Philosophy and Law Honours BA. http://philosophy.mcmaster.ca/


The successful applicant must have completed all requirements for the PhD in philosophy by the starting date of the position, July 1, 2018.  To be eligible to apply, the applicant must have neither held a tenure-track position nor been awarded a PhD in philosophy prior to January 1, 2013.

How to apply
Application type Online
Application Procedure: To apply, please submit a cover letter of application, a current CV, a sample of written work, a two-year research plan, and a teaching dossier (including summaries of student assessments of teaching if available). These application materials must be submitted through the University’s electronic portal: workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ (Job Opening # 18850) - Applicants should arrange to have at least three (but no more than four) confidential letters of reference sent directly to [email protected] - Complete applications received by April 27, 2018 will be given priority. Any additional inquiries may be addressed to [email protected] - All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. - To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
Web address to apply http://workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: April 27, 2018, 8:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://philosophy.mcmaster.ca/
Contact name Kim Squissato
Contact email
Contact phone 905 525-9140 ext 24275
Time created April 3, 2018, 10:23am UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 19, 2018, 5:12am EST
Expired on October 19, 2018, 5:46am EST
Last updated March 14, 2019, 3:00pm UTC
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