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Bader Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

Department of Philosophy, Queen's University


Queen’s University is pleased to announce the Bader Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities effective August 1, 2016.

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University is accepting applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in analytic metaphysics and epistemology, broadly construed (to include, e.g., philosophy of language, mind, and science).  In addition to research, this postdoctoral fellowship will include teaching one 0.5 credit (3 units) course.

Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. prior to July 1, 2016.  A complete application consists of: (1) cover letter; (2) current CV; (3) writing sample; (4) statement of research; (5) evidence of teaching experience; and (6) three letters of reference.  Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically (either as PDFs or MS Word files) to although hard copy applications may be submitted to Dr. Josh Mozersky, Head, c/o Appointments Committee, Department of Philosophy, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, CANADA K7L 3N6. 

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2016.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Department of Philosophy, Judy Vanhooser at, phone number 613-533-2182.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

This Postdoctoral Fellowship carries a minimum full-time equivalent salary of no less than $32,174.   In addition, the incumbent will be separately appointed and compensated as a Term Adjunct to teach a 0.5 credit (3 unit) University course. The Term Adjunct appointment shall be governed by the Queen’s-QUFA collective agreement.  While fulfilling the duties of the Term Adjunct appointment, the Postdoctoral Fellow appointment shall be reduced accordingly.