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Postdoc Sydney Moral and Political Philosophy

Postdoctoral Position in Moral and Political Philosophy is available at the Practical Justice Initiative, University of New South Wales. A one year postdoctoral position in climate justice is available as part of the research program of the Practical Justice Initiative (PJI). The aim of the position will be to contribute to research as part of PJI’s climate justice research program. Some of the research being undertaken includes: Providing a framework to fairly determine Australia’s ‘carbon budget’; understanding the moral obligations of fossil fuel exporting nations; examining the justice related issues associated with climate transitions; intergenerational climate justice and historical responsibility for emissions. The position includes scope to develop further topics. The position would suit a candidate within the broad area of moral and political philosophy but candidates from cognate disciplines and with a background in climate justice are also encouraged to apply. The role also includes an opportunity to develop high impact outputs related to the research area. There is potential to extend the position. There is also potential to offer a fractional position. https://applicant.cghrm.unsw.edu.au/psp/hrm/NS_CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath%252cIsFolder Contact: Professor Jeremy Moss, Co-Director Practical Justice Initiative E: j.moss@unsw.edu.au<mailto:j.moss@unsw.edu.au> T: (61 2) 9385 2357 https://pji.arts.unsw.edu.au/research/climate-justice Applications close: 25th January 2018
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UNSW Sydney Scientia PhD Scholarship $50,000 pa – Climate Justice

UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship $50,000 pa – Climate Justice

Applicants are invited to apply for a University of New South Wales Sydney PhD scholarship in the area of climate justice.

The PhD topic is open within the area of climate justice. Philosophical issues associated with (but not limited to) the following topics are welcome:

  • Emissions budgets
  • Responsibility and climate harms
  • Resources and rights
  • Emissions trading
  • Ethics and climate transitions
  • Non state actors and climate change

Scholarships are of 4 years duration with a stipend of $A40,000 pa + up to $A10,000 pa support funds (travel/research). There is also a tuition fee waiver attached to the scholarship.

Applicants should contact Prof Jeremy Moss to express interest in applying for the Scholarship. read more...

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Justice and Climate Transitions

Two-day international Conference at Institut d’études avancées, Paris

 

 “Justice and Climate Transitions”

 

September 24-25, Paris.

In the lead up to the 2015 UN Paris Climate Conference the Institut d’études avancées in Paris will hold an interdisciplinary conference on ‘Justice and Climate Transitions’. The Conference will bring together leading thinkers from philosophy, policy and the social sciences to examine the moral, social and political issues at stake in transition to a low carbon society. The conference will discuss how might we evaluate different transition pathways and low-carbon futures in terms of social justice. The aim is to present both philosophical and critical social scientific perspectives on these questions. read more...

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Two Postdocs Sydney

Two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are available as part of the research program of the Practical Justice Initiative within the philosophy stream of the School of Humanities and Languages at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

 Postdoc 1 : Political or Moral Philosophy

A postdoctoral position is available as part of the research program of the Practical Justice Initiative within the philosophy stream of the School of Humanities and Languages. The area of specialisation is flexible within the field of moral and political philosophy. However, the program of research will be expected to enhance the research focus of the Practical Justice Initiative.  Major research areas currently being undertaken include topics within climate justice and contemporary egalitarianism. read more...

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