The Centre for Research on Ethics (CRE) located at Université de Montréal invites applications for its postdoctoral research fellowship (gross salary up to $43 000.00$/year) for the period of the academic year 2022-2023. Subject to evaluation, the position is renewable for an additional year. Application deadline : April 15th, 2022.


The mission of the CRE is to contribute to research in ethics and to the quality of graduate training in all fields of ethics from meta-ethics to applied questions. We encourage applications from researchers working on themes related to the research axes of the CRÉ : meta-ethics; ethics and politics; ethics and economics; or ethics and health. A competition is held separately and jointly with the GRÉEA for research projects concerning the environmental and animal ethics axis. We also admit applications on ethics of artificial intelligence, feminist ethics or issues related to decolonization and antiracism, provided the research project tackles important ethical issues. CRE is an interuniversity Center. Candidates must have sufficient knowledge of the French and English languages to be able to participate in all the activities of the centre.


General rules :

  • In order to apply, candidates must have obtained their Ph.D. after June 1, 2019.

  • Applicants must have defended their thesis before the beginning of their fellowship;

  • We strongly encourage eligible applicants to apply for funding from external agencies such as the FRQ-SC or SSHRC

The CRE will offer to its fellows :

  • A gross salary of 43 000.00$ per year[*];

  • An individual workstation, if the sanitary measures allow it ;

  • Access to the services of a university (libraries, etc.) ;

  • Assistance for material organisation of the stay.

In return, the fellows are expected to :

  • Pursue the research project as submitted ;

  • Participate in the Center’s activities (conferences, seminars, lectures) ;

  • Using those activities to present their ongoing research to their fellow researchers;

  • Be present at the Center on a regular basis, depending on the sanitary measures;

  • Maintain an up-to-date profile on the website and inform the Associate Director of all research activities worthy of publicity;

  • Submit an activity report at the end of each academic year during the stay.

Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria  :

  • The nature and quality of the research project and its relevance to the mission of the CRE ;

  • Opportunities for collaboration with the members of the CRÉ;

  • The quality of previous research by the applicant and the potential benefits to the applicant from a stay at the centre.

Candidates should send the following documents to the CRE (.pdf) :

  • their curriculum vitae ;

  • an article written or published over the last three years ;

  • a research project of up to 1500 words ;

  • two letters of reference (to be sent directly to the CRE before the deadline) ;

  • A doctoral academic transcript (if possible) ;

  • The properly filled out form.


Application deadline : April 15th, 2022.


Please send your dossier, by email, to Valéry Giroux, CRÉ coordinator, at : If your research project involves environmental or animal ethics, please send your file to Charles Fontaine, GREEA coordinator, at: If you or your respondants do not receive acknowlegment within 24hrs, please write to


*Please note that provincial and federal taxes, as well as other deductions (about 6 to 7% of the salary), will be withheld from paycheques.





Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor


The Environmental Studies Program at Colgate University is hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor in environmental justice for the 2022-2023 academic year. The job details and application instructions are listed on Academic Jobs Online at this link:


The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Please share this opportunity with any colleagues that may be interested. 


Jason Kawall

Carl Benton Straub '58 Endowed Chair in Culture and the Environment

Chair, Department of Philosophy

Professor, Philosophy and  Environmental Studies

Colgate University

13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346







The Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy/ Société Canadienne de  Philosophie Environnementale  is holding its 2021 Annual Meeting November 12-14 2021, in conjunction with The 57th annual meeting of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association and 2nd Salish Sea Aesthetics Workshop. Hosted by the University of Victoria  (Marriot Hotel: Inner Harbour)


​2021 Conference Themes:

Climate Change & Social Justice

New Directions in Environmental Philosophy


Submissions requested on the conference themes and any Canadian and global environmental issues in all their philosophical dimensions; including (but not limited to) the aesthetic, cultural, ethical, epistemological, metaphysical,ontological, phenomenological, social/political, scientific, and spiritual.


Colloquium papers should be no more than 4,000 words (text), presentable in 25-30 minutes to allow for commentary and discussion, and prepared for anonymous review. Please submit papers in electronic form (PDF or Word) and a brief abstract (no more than 150 words) via EasyChair:

Please note: papers accepted for the conference will automatically be considered for the Society's forthcoming new open access journal, the Canadian Journal of Environmental Philosophy.


Proposals for panels or symposia will also be considered. Please submit the proposed title, abstracts of presentations, and names of all participants. Symposia would be allotted 2 hours.


The CSEP/SCPE will award a Graduate Student Essay Prize.


Information about the main conference, including registration, will be available at the WCPA website:

For a printable copy of this call for papers click here.