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International Postdoctoral Fellowships at Rotman Institute of Philosophy in Canada, 2018

The Rotman Institute of Philosophy is inviting applications for the postdoctoral fellowship for all qualified candidates however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The Rotman Institute of Philosophy is situated in one of Canada’s leading departments of philosophy. It brings together philosophers and scientists to work on problems of social significance.

The Rotman Institute of Philosophy, founded in 2008, is a global leader in interdisciplinary research and training that responds to these challenges. Inspired by Joseph Rotman’s recognition of the distinctive capacity of philosophy to clarify thinking about complex questions and to bridge intellectual divides, the Institute brings the benefits of philosophical thinking to the scientific community and the broader public.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue the Postdoctoral program.
  • Study Subject: At least one Fellowship, the total number depending on budgetary considerations, will be offered in areas of research supported by the Institute (including applied ethics, foundations of physics, philosophy of neuroscience, general philosophy of science, and philosophy of biology), contingent upon funding.
  • Scholarship Award: The stipend is $40,500 CAD. Additionally, the Fellow will be provided with a research allowance.
  • Nationality: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • Number of Scholarships: At least one Fellowship, the total number depending on budgetary considerations, will be offered.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Entrance Requirements: Candidates must have had a PhD in Philosophy conferred within five years of the start of the Fellowship. All PhD requirements must be completed by the starting date of this Postdoctoral Fellowship, July 1, 2018. The stipend is $40,500 CAD. Additionally, the Fellow will be provided with a research allowance.

English Language Requirements: Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: For applicants using Interfolio:

  • Please submit all of the required documents as a single pdf via email to rotman.postdoc-at-gmail.com.
  • Please format the subject line for your email as follows: Application Materials from [Full Name] (2018 Rotman Postdoc Application)

For applicants who are not using Interfolio:

  • Please combine your curriculum vitae, writing a sample, and research statement into a single pdf file.
  • Submit the pdf via email to rotman.postdoc-at-gmail.com.
  • Please format the subject line for your email as follows: Application Materials from [Full Name] (2018 Rotman Postdoc Application)

To be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample (no more than 8000 words)
  • Research Statement

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