Post-Doc: Social Justice Centre, Concordia University, Montreal

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Research Post-Doc in Social Justice
Concordia Social Justice Centre, Concordia University, Montreal
NEW Deadline: January 5, 2019
NEW Start Date: September 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).
 
AOS: Open.
 
AOC: Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Law.
 
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.
 
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
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. 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 INSTRUCTIONS
 
Submission: Documents should be emailed to jordan.walters@mail.concordia.ca. (1) Please submit a single, bookmarked PDF. (2) Please include the documents listed below, in the order in which these are listed.
 
Documents: (I) Academic CV. (II) Cover letter (1 page). (III) Description of your research project for the fellowship year (2 pages). This project must be on a topic in social justice. (IV) One writing sample.
 
References:  In addition, please arrange for (V) two letters of recommendation to be submitted on your behalf. These letters should focus on your research. They should be emailed by the referee or via a dossier service to the same address as your documents.
 
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 5, 2019.
 
NEW START DATE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2019.
 
QUESTIONS?
 
For any questions, please email Katharina Nieswandt (katharina.nieswandt@concordia.ca). 
 
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