Jobs in Philosophy in Americas

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Department of Bioethics,
Bethesda, MD,
USA
August 15, 2016
NIH Bioethics Fellowship
December 31, 2016

Position Type: Postdoctoral/Post Baccalaureate Bioethics Fellowship at the NIH

Position Title: BIOETHICS FELLOWSHIP

Position Description:

The Department of Bioethics is pleased to offer a limited number of two-year post-doctoral and pre-doctoral (post-baccalaureate) fellowships. Fellows participate in the activities and the intellectual life of our interdisciplinary department and study ethical issues related to the conduct of research, clinical practice, genetics, and health policy. They conduct mentored theoretical and empirical research on a range of bioethical fields of interest. For a typical fellow, this research yields multiple first-authored publications in premier academic journals. In addition to research and writing, fellows participate in weekly bioethics seminars, case conferences, ethics consultations, and IRB deliberations, and have access to multiple educational opportunities at NIH. No prior bioethics experience is required or expected.

Fellowships begin in September 2017. Students planning to pursue MD, JD, PhD or other graduate degrees, or those who have achieved these degrees, are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with Federal guidelines. Non US citizens are welcome to apply but must have a doctoral degree. Applicants for the post doctoral fellowship must have earned their degree no more than 5 years prior to the start date of the fellowship and applicants for the post baccalaureate fellowship must have earned their degree no more than 3 years prior to the start date of the fellowship.

Applications consist of: resume/CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, one to three writing samples (not to exceed total of 30 pages double-spaced), that demonstrate analytical or critical thinking ability three letters of recommendation (preferably from individuals familiar with your academic work), and a statement of interest explaining how the fellowship fits into your career goals and potential bioethics topics you would like to investigate (up to 1000 words). You may also choose to discuss how you can lend a unique perspective to the department or contribute to the department’s diversity. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Apply on-line at http://bioethics.nih.gov/education/index.shtml. All attachments should be pdf format.

For further information see www.bioethics.nih.gov or contact bioethics-inquiries [__at__] mail [dot] nih [dot] gov, or call 301/496-2429.

Employer Name: Clinical Center Department of Bioethics

Position Location:
Department of Bioethics
National Institutes of Health
10 Center Drive, Room 1C118
Bethesda, MD 20892-1156

Application Deadline Date:
Postdoc Application Deadline: Midnight December 31, 2016
Predoc Application Deadline: Midnight January 15, 2017

University of Toronto,
Toronto,
Canada
August 4, 2016
Assistant Professor – Social and Political Philosophy
October 13, 2016

Assistant Professor – Social and Political Philosophy

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science
St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto

Application Deadline: October 13, 2016

Job Description:
The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Social and Political Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a record of excellence in both research and teaching and show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to teach courses in non-western philosophy will be an asset.

The candidate’s research will focus on Social and Political Philosophy broadly conceived. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a strong research dossier submitted as part of the application and strong letters of reference by referees of high international standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job....

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by October 13, 2016:

• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “cover letter and CV.pdf”;

• (2) a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “research.pdf”;

• (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled “teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 13, 2016 directly to search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

Please note that for this search the required files must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

University of Toronto,
Toronto,
Canada
August 4, 2016
Assistant Professor – Ethics/Practical Philosophy
October 13, 2016

Assistant Professor – Ethics/Practical Philosophy

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science
St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto

Application Deadline: October 13, 2016

Job Description:
The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Ethics/Practical Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a record of excellence in both research and teaching and show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to teach courses in applied ethics as well as in non-western philosophy will be an asset.

The candidate’s research will focus on Ethics/Practical Philosophy broadly conceived. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a strong research dossier submitted as part of the application and strong letters of reference by referees of high international standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job....

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by October 13, 2016:

• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “cover letter and CV.pdf”;

• (2) a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “research.pdf”;

• (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled “teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 13, 2016 directly to search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

Please note that for this search the required files must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

University of Toronto,
Toronto,
Canada
August 4, 2016
Assistant Professor – Philosophy of Science
November 1, 2016

Assistant Professor – Philosophy of Science

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science
St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

Job Description:
The Department of Philosophy and the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Philosophy of Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a record of excellence in both research and teaching and show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in both units from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate’s research will focus on Philosophy of Science. A focus on philosophy of physics will be an asset. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Strong evidence of excellence in research is required, demonstrated by publications in leading journals relevant to the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a strong research dossier submitted as part of the application and strong letters of reference by referees of high international standing.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (49%). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus. The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) is a graduate studies and research institute located on the St. George Campus at Victoria College. IHPST also offers undergraduate courses. For more information about the IHPST, please visit http://hps.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job....

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 1, 2016:

• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “cover letter and CV.pdf”;

• (2) research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “research.pdf”;

• (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled “teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by November 1, 2016 directly to search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

Please note that for this search the required files must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

University of Toronto,
Toronto,
Canada
August 4, 2016
Assistant Professor – Ancient Philosophy
November 1, 2016

Assistant Professor – Ancient Philosophy

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science
St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

Job Description:
The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Ancient Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research and a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and dossier and/or syllabi submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to teach courses in non-western philosophy will be an asset. Moreover, the successful candidate will engage actively in the graduate Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CPAMP) at the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate’s research will focus on Ancient Philosophy. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Broad research interests and expertise within the field of ancient philosophy are especially desirable. Strong evidence of excellence in research is required, demonstrated by publications in leading journals relevant to the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job....

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 1, 2016:

• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “cover letter and CV.pdf”;

• (2) a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “research.pdf”;

• (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled “teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by November 1, 2016 directly to search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

Please note that for this search the required files must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Delta College,
University Center,
USA
January 28, 2016
Philosophy Instructor

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Delta College.
Support and assess student learning and academic achievement to ensure student success.
Develop appropriate innovation in teaching and learning to meet differing learning styles and needs.
Collaborate voluntarily and energetically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity http://www.delta.edu/diversity/.
Integrate international and intercultural experiences in the college, community, and curriculum.
Serve the community through outreach activities.
Make effective and innovative use of appropriate technology in the performance of the listed responsibilities and accountabilities.
Participate in shared governance as a full member of the academic community.
Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually in a variety of settings including day, evening, weekend, on campus, off campus, online and in-person.
Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
Engage fully in course, discipline, and program development.
Attend and participate in discipline, division, and college meetings.
Possess minimum technology skills and understanding of a course management system.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrate teaching effectiveness which encompasses pedagogies for student success and learning to meet course or program requirements.
Possess the ability to work in a variety of settings which promote quality learning.
Maintain professional development to assure currency within field of practice.
Possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
Participate in activities that are required for the accreditation of the discipline, division or college.
Teach applied ethics course such as Healthcare and Business Ethics, as well as general introductory Philosophy courses

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's Degree in Philosophy from an accredited institution of higher education by time of hire; area of specialization should be in applied or professional ethics

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES CONSIDERED:

Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including online and/or using technology as a learning tool
College teaching experience at the introductory level

Northeastern University,
Boston,
USA
December 20, 2015
Visiting Assistant Professor
January 31, 2016

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University seeks to fill a one year Visiting Assistant Professor sabbatical replacement position for the 2016-2017 academic year. The successful candidate will be able to teach Moral and Social Problems in Medicine. Teaching load is five courses split over two semesters. There are no administrative or service responsibilities. A Ph.D. is required by time of appointment and teaching experience is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 31st will be assured full consideration. To apply, please go to http://nuweb.neu.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus, and a list of references. Questions should be addressed to Prof. Jung Lee, Search Committee Chair, ju [dot] lee [__at__] neu [dot] edu.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston, Massachusetts whose standing among peer universities has increased rapidly in recent years. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities.

Northeastern University,
Boston,
USA
December 20, 2015
Assistant Teaching Professor
January 15, 2016

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University seeks to fill a position of Assistant Teaching Professor in philosophy beginning September 2016. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to and experience in undergraduate teaching and will be able to teach Business Ethics, other courses in applied ethics, and Introduction to Philosophy. This is a non-tenure-track position with one year, renewable contracts. Teaching Professor positions have a promotion track which include multi-year contracts. The standard teaching load is six courses per year. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment and teaching experience at the university level.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 15th will be assured full consideration. To apply, please go to http://nuweb.neu.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, and a list of references. Questions should be addressed to Prof. Jung Lee, Search Committee Chair, ju [dot] lee [__at__] neu [dot] edu.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston, Massachusetts whose standing among peer universities has increased rapidly in recent years. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities.

University of Lethbridge,
Lethbridge,
Canada
December 7, 2015
Assistant Professor
December 18, 2015

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin 1 July, 2016. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The area of research specialization is open. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand, teaching experience, and be actively engaged in research. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to our MA program. The department has teaching needs in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of law and history of philosophy.

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and all genders and expressions, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. We are a comprehensive University placing strong emphasis on both research and teaching. For more information about the University of Lethbridge, please visit our web site at www.uleth.ca.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, sample course materials, teaching dossier, a writing sample, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, along with three confidential letters of reference and contact information for the referees who have been asked to send those letters of reference on your behalf. All material must be sent electronically to Bev Garnett (bev [dot] garnett [__at__] uleth [dot] ca).

Direct inquiries to: Bryson Brown (Chair, Department of Philosophy) at: brown [__at__] uleth [dot] ca or 403-329-2506.

Consideration of applications will begin on December 18, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
November 25, 2015
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Philosophy
December 21, 2015

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
Reference no: 2362/1115

• Utilise your expertise in ethical and political philosophies concerned with the imagination (as well as reason), embodiment, and difference in ethical and political life
• Develop your academic career alongside supportive colleagues
• Full-time, fixed term for three years: $79K - $109K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7500 permanent staff, supporting over 52,000 students.

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history of intellectual rigour and offers a vibrant research and teaching environment. The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of five schools in the faculty, made up of the departments of Archaeology; Classics and Ancient History; Gender and Cultural Studies; History; and Philosophy. The school brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.

The Department of Philosophy is a leading centre for research and teaching offering a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study in many fields including the history of ancient and early modern philosophy; political philosophy; aesthetics; ethics; philosophy of science; and philosophy of mind, logic, and critical theory.

The University of Sydney invites applications from qualified individuals for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of philosophies of imagination, embodiment, and difference. The successful applicant will work with Professor Moira Gatens and will maintain their own high-quality research project while contributing to collaborative research, also assisting with the organisation of research seminars, workshops, and conferences.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

• a PhD in Philosophy (awarded by time of commencement of appointment)
• research expertise in social and political philosophy and ethics (with particular emphasis on the role of the imagination, embodiment, and difference)
• an outstanding capacity for research and writing.

Desirable for appointment is your:

• administrative experience, particularly in organising workshops and/or seminars
• ability to work cooperatively with others in a team environment
• publication record in social, ethical, or political philosophy.

The preferred starting date is 29 February 2016 (negotiable).

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 11.30pm 21 December 2015 (Sydney Time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.