POSTDOC – Laurentian University

Postdoctoral Researcher, Ethics of Ecological Research
Laurentian University and the Centre for Evolutionary Ecology & Ethical Conservation (CEEEC)
Applications open until position is filled.

Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada and the Centre for Evolutionary Ecology and Ethical Conservation (CEEEC) are pleased to announce a 1-year postdoctoral research position.

The successful candidate will conduct independent and collaborative research on the ethics of ecological research under the supervision of Dr. G.K.D. Crozier, Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Environment, Culture, and Values, and Dr. Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde, CRC in Applied Evolutionary Ecology. A description of the research program under which this position is funded, is here.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in the activities organized by CEEEC, including team meetings, a speakers’ series, and symposia. Additional responsibilities and opportunities will be tailored to the professional development of the candidate. More information about CEEEC can be found at CEEEC website.

    AOS: Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Bioethics, Environmental Philosophy, Decision Theory, or another field relevant to this highly interdisciplinary research project on the Ethics of Ecological Research.
    Essential: Completed PhD by start date
    Start date: Negotiable, but summer 2015 or earlier is desirable
    Term: 1-year
    Salary: $40,000 Canadian plus 10% benefits and 4% vacation ($45.6 total), plus a generous conference travel stipend.

Application: Candidates should email a recent CV with the names and contact details for three references, two writing samples, and a cover letter outlining how their research could complement CEEEC’s project. Address all correspondence to Dr. Crozier.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.