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Assistant Professor in Social-Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics, University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham’s Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor, with specialization in at least one of social philosophy, political philosophy, and applied ethics. This is a permanent, full-time position, starting in January 2016. See for details or to apply. Closing date: Oct. 8, 2015.

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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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Call for applications 2 post-doctoral fellows, 48 months, University of Edinburgh

Postdoctoral Research Fellows – GREYZONE =&0=&h – Social and Political Science
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary 48 months
Placed on: 24th July 2015
Closes: 20th August 2015
Job Ref: 033775
We are seeking two Postdoctoral Research Fellows to work with Dr Mihaela Mihai on an ERC-funded project entitled ‘Illuminating the “Grey Zone”: Addressing Complex Complicity in Human Rights Violations.’  Situated at the frontier between political science, political theory, history, literature and cinema, this project seeks to shift the focus of debates in Transitional Justice by focusing on the grey zone of collaborators, bystanders and indirect beneficiaries of injustice. You will have experience of conducting high quality academic research in a field relevant to this project, and should be willing to engage with a variety of literatures beyond the narrow confines of your own research field. These two posts are both full-time and fixed-term for 48 months. The posts are available from 1st January 2016. Closing Date: Thursday 20th August 2015 at 5pm (GMT) For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the ‘apply’ button below: The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
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Associate professor in practical philosophy, the University of Oslo

The Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas seeks to appoint an Associate Professor in Philosophy specializing in practical philosophy. We have a preference for candidates whose research focuses on normative or applied ethics, as the department has particular teaching needs in these areas. More information.

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3 year Post-Doc in political philosophy on the legitimacy of international courts

Up to 5  3 year Post-Docs positions are open at the research centre PluriCourts at the University of Oslo, on the legitimacy of international courts –

Deadline April 15

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Andreas Follesdal

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Associate Professor in Philosophy – Two Positions

There are two vacant positions as Associate Professor of philosophy (any area) at the University of Oslo. The positions are tenured.

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