Mount Allison, philosophy, post-doc

Jan 19, 2021 Feb 13, 2021

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a twelve-month position as McCain Post-Doctoral Fellow.
Candidates should have or be near completion of a PhD in Philosophy. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate
teaching and a promising research profile. The teaching requirement is two undergraduate courses per term.

We invite applications from all specializations of philosophy but the Department has a particular interest in applications from candidates specializing in philosophy of race, Africana philosophy,
Indigenous philosophy, and/or social and political philosophy. Preparedness to teach a second-year course on aesthetics and/or a third-year course on philosophy of disability is desirable
but not required. Historically-informed approaches are preferred, in keeping with the department’s commitment to the importance of the history of philosophy, broadly construed.

The appointment will commence July 1, 2021, subject to budgetary approval.
Submissions are comprised of:
(i) a letter of application which includes a brief statement of current research,
(ii) a curriculum vitae, and
(iii) a teaching dossier which includes, but is not limited to, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of teaching experience.

Longlisted applicants should be prepared to submit three letters of reference, official or unofficial transcripts, and a sample of writing.

Applications shall be sent electronically to:

Dr. Robbie Moser
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
Email: email

Consideration of initial applications will begin February 12, 2021.
Further material including letters of reference for longlisted applicants should arrive no later than March 1, 2021.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants,
custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities,
and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate
their citizenship status in their application.

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