MINELRES: Democracy and Diversity Postdoc, Queen's University

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Tue Jan 6 20:39:02 2009

Original sender: Will Kymlicka <kymlicka@queensu.ca>


The Department of Philosophy at Queen's University has a postdoctoral
fellowship program in "Democracy and Diversity", funded by the Canadian
Institute For Advanced Research.  Each year, one non-renewable 12-month
fellowship is awarded. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated
expertise in political philosophy/political theory, with a special
interest in issues of the accommodation of diversity in democratic
societies, show evidence of teaching potential, and be able to
participate constructively in departmental and collegial activities. The
Fellow will work under the supervision of Prof. Will Kymlicka. The
2009-10 fellowship will start on July 1, 2009. Applicants must have
submitted their doctoral dissertation by that date, and must be within
five years of having received their doctorate. The salary for the
postdoctoral fellowship will be $34,000, which includes remuneration for
teaching a half-course in political philosophy or a cognate subject. 

Queen's University is a leading centre for the normative study of
democracy and diversity, with active research programs located in both
the Ethnicity and Democratic Governance project (EDG) and the Forum for
Philosophy and Public Policy. The Fellow would be affiliated with these
programs, and would participate in their activities. Each full
application should include a curriculum vitae, together with a statement
of research interests, a teaching dossier, and a writing sample.
Applications should be mailed to the Department of Philosophy, Queen's
University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6, to arrive by February 1,
2009. It is the responsibility of the applicants to have three letters
of reference sent directly by their referees. References may be mailed
to the postal address above, or sent by email to: kymlicka@queensu.ca.
Further information is available on the Department's website:

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