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Post Doc Fellow (Philosophy)

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Date: Dec 31, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Post Doc Fellow

Department of Philosophy



The Department of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to contribute to a new center focused on the public engagement of science. We invite applications from recent Ph.D.s with a strong background in philosophy of science and significant interest in the public engagement of philosophy and/or science.
This is a two-year appointment beginning August 15, 2018, with a salary of $54,000 per year. Responsibilities include teaching one course per semester, including one graduate seminar on a topic of the Fellow’s choosing; helping to develop and coordinate public engagement activities; and pursuing independent research with the support of faculty mentor(s) in the department. 


The Department of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati has particular research strength in philosophy of science, especially philosophy of the life sciences, including biology, cognitive science, neuroscience, and moral psychology. We have cultivated strong relationships with UC departments in cognate fields and are engaged in a range of public-facing initiatives. 

We will begin reviewing applications December 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Qualified and interested applicants must apply online at the university's recruitment website: (Requisition #22903). 


Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field and have a strong interest in philosophy of the life sciences.


APPLICATION PROCESS:  Complete an Applicant Profile and upload your CV/Resume to the profile.  The second step is to complete an Application under #22903 and under the 'Additional Documents' section of the Application you must include the following:  1) a cover letter, 2) a writing sample, and 3) a statement of public engagement interests and any public engagement activities. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation; these should be emailed to


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 22903


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