Concordia University - Montreal, Social Justice Centre
Research Postdoc in Social Justice (DATES CHANGED!!)
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PLEASE NOT THE FOLLOWING DATE CHANGES: New submission deadline is January 5, 2019 (instead of December 5, 2018). New start date is September 1, 2019 (instead of February 1, 2019).
POSITION: This is a 1-year research postdoc at the newly founded Concordia Social Justice Centre (downtown campus). Salary: CAD 52,000 (including any benefits, health insurance etc). This position is open to candidates with a PhD in hand or expected that would like to carry out a research project on the topic of social justice. The PhD can be in philosophy or in another discipline in the humanities or social sciences.
TASKS: Your main task will be to carry out your own research project, which has to be on a topic in social justice. In addition, you should give a presentation on this research during the year, participate in all activities of the center and help with the academic part of their organization. You might furthermore be expected to lead a colloquium with graduate students. There is no teaching associated with this position.
THE CENTER: Concordia University is launching a new, interdisciplinary center for social justice research in 2019. The center is hosted in the philosophy department and co-directed by Pablo Gilabert and Katharina Nieswandt. The main events during 2019 will be: a series of academic talks; two larger academic workshops (one in social and political philosophy, one in virtue ethics); and a public event. In addition to the postdoc, the center funds MA students.
GENERAL: Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English; French is not required. Concordia University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, such as women, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
Application deadline: JANUARY 5, 2019. (This replaces the old deadline of December 5, 2018.)
Start date: SEPTEMBER 1, 2019. (This replaces the old start date of February 1, 2019.)
For contact information and application instructions, please visit: https://philjobs.org/job/show/11710.
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