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Mellon Postdoctoral Scholar - Feminist Technoscience Studies

Wellesly College, Wellesley, MA (USA) 

Application  Deadline April 1

 

The Women's and Gender Studies Department invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Scholar in the field of feminist technoscience studies. In a rapidly changing world shaped by globalization, technological disruption, and environmental crisis, the field of feminist technoscience holds revolutionary potential to upend and remake the very categories in which bodies, systems, and knowledge are made and protected. We envision hosting a fellow whose interests advances the department's established expertise, and are especially interested in scholars who focus on social justice and intersectionality.

The Mellon Postdoc would teach two courses each year. We seek candidates who are committed to teaching excellence in a liberal arts institution.

For more information visit: https://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2885

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity/Concours de stages postdoctoraux du CRÉ 2020-2021

Application Deadline April 15th, 2020

La date limite pour la réception des candidatures est le 15 avril 2020

http://www.lecre.umontreal.ca/concours-de-stages-postdoctoraux-du-cre-2020-2021/

The Centre for Research on Ethics (CRE) located at Université de Montréal invites applications for its postdoctoral research fellowship (gross salary up to $40 500.00$/year) for the period of the academic year 2020-2021. Subject to evaluation, the position is renewable for an additional nine months.

 

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 : ethics and economics, ethics and the environment, ethics and health, ethics and politics, meta-ethics. We also admit applications from other disciplines, like ethics and deliberation, animal ethics, ethics of artificial intelligence, etc., provided their research is directly linked to questions in ethics. CRE is an interuniversity Center. Candidates must have sufficient knowledge of the French and English languages to be able to participate in the activities of the centre.

 

Eligibility:

  • In order to apply, candidates must have obtained their Ph.D. after April 30, 2015.

  • Applicants must have defended their thesis before September 1, 2020.

Application deadline is April 15th, 2020

Please send your dossier, by email, to Valéry Giroux, CRÉ coordinator, at : valery.giroux@umontreal.ca. If you or your respondants do not receive acknowlegment within 24hrs, please call (514) 343-6111 #2958.

Le Centre de recherche en éthique (CRÉ) logé à l’Université de Montréal est heureux d’offrir plusieurs stages postdoctoraux rémunérés (salaire brut de 40 500.00$/an) pour l’année académique 2020-2021, avec possibilité de renouvellement après évaluation, pour neuf mois de plus. 

La mission du CRÉ est de contribuer à la recherche interdisciplinaire et à la qualité de la formation dans les domaines de l’éthique fondamentale et appliquée. Nous encourageons les applications qui proviennent de chercheurs/ses oeuvrant dans les axes de recherche principaux du CRÉ : éthique fondamentale, éthique et politique, éthique et santé, éthique et économie, éthique et environnement. Nous recevons également les candidatures provenant de disciplines diverses, comme l’éthique et la délibération, l’éthique animale, l’éthique de l’intelligence artificielle ou autres, pourvu que leur sujet de recherche soit en rapport direct avec des problématiques éthiques. Le CRÉ est un groupe de recherche québécois interuniversitaire et bilingue. Les candidat(e)s doivent avoir une maîtrise du français et de l’anglais qui leur permette de participer aux activités du CRÉ.

 

Règles générales :

  • Pour postuler, il faut avoir obtenu un doctorat après le 30 avril 2015.

  • Il faut également avoir soutenu la thèse au plus tard le 1er septembre 2020

Veuillez envoyer votre dossier, en version électronique, à l’attention de Valéry Giroux, coordonnatrice du CRÉ, à l’adresse suivante : valery.giroux@umontreal.ca. Si vous ou vos répondants ne recevez pas d’accusé de réception dans les 24 heures, prière d’appeler au (514) 343-6111 poste 2958.

Opening: Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication at University of Winnipeg
Applications should be received no later than February 18, 2020


The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Environmental Communication.

The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in rhetoric, composition, communication, or a related discipline. The candidate will have demonstrated 1) a clear potential for establishing an international scholarly reputation through a promising research program, 2) a strong record of undergraduate teaching, and 3) a commitment to curriculum and program development.

 

Ideally, the candidate's research and teaching interests will focus on one or more of the following areas:
environmental rhetoric and discourse, climate change communication, green movements, green campaigns, environmental media and journalism, environmental justice, discourses on alternative energy, science communication, and science disinformation.

Applications must include the following: a letter of application addressed to Dr. Jaqueline McLeod Rogers (Department Chair), a curriculum vitae, at least one writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Applications must be submitted online via the University of Winnipeg's online recruitment system: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/hr/employment.html. Candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent either by email or airmail to: 
Taremekedzwa Muvingi, BSc
Department Assistant
Rhetoric, Writing and Communications
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9, Canada
Tel: 204.258.3865
Email: t.muvingi[at]uwinnipeg.ca


For full consideration, applications should be received no later than February 18, 2020. Consideration of applications will continue until such time as the position is filled. Subject to budgetary approval, this appointment will be effective July 1, 2020.
 

New Publication from McGill-Queens (2019)

Canadian Environmental Philosophy

Edited by C. Tyler DesRoches, Frank Jankunis and Byron Williston

 

Canadian Environmental Philosophy is the first collection of essays to take up theoretical

and practical issues in environmental philosophy today, from a Canadian perspective. 

The essays cover various subjects, including ecological nationalism, the legacy of

Grey Owl, the meaning of “outside” to Canadians, the paradigm shift from mechanism to

ecology in our understanding of nature, the meaning and significance of the Anthropocene,

the challenges of biodiversity protection in Canada, the conservation status of crossbred

species in the age of climate change, and the moral status of ecosystems. This wide range

of topics is as diverse and challenging as the Canadian landscape itself. 

Given the extent of humanity's current impact on the biosphere - especially evident with

anthropogenic climate change and the ongoing mass extinction - it has never been more

urgent for us to confront these environmental challenges as Canadian citizens and citizens

of the world. Canadian Environmental Philosophy galvanizes this conversation from the

perspective of this place.

https://www.mqup.ca/canadian-environmental-philosophy-products-9780773556676.php#!prettyPhoto

 
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