The Baylor philosophy department invites applications from qualified candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Associate beginning June 1, 2021. Initial appointment is for one academic year with the expectation of renewal for two more years pending good performance.
The position requires a PhD in philosophy or philosophical theology with expertise in moral psychology. Suitable candidates will have a background in psychology or neuroscience that equips them to participate in data collection, qualitative analysis, study design and intervention development with a team of philosophers, psychologists, and practitioners.
The primary research project the postdoc would join investigates ways to enhance neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics with a multicultural perspective and developing virtue-promoting interventions using Participatory Action Research methodology. The majority of the postdoc’s time will be spent on independent research on virtue, multicultural ethics, ethics of oppressed groups, or cultivating virtue. The postdoc will also regularly contribute to collaborative research with psychologists and practitioners at sites where interventions will be delivered. The researcher will contribute regularly to the Baylor working group on Bioethics and the Flourishing Brown Bag group.
Baylor is committed to cultivating an inclusive and multicultural population. Applicants should address in a separate statement how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Baylor’s commitment to inclusivity and equity and the project’s aim of crafting a more inclusive neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics.
Materials Requested for Application:
1. Cover Letter describing of your research experience in moral psychology and ethics
2. Curriculum Vita (CV)
3. Research statement describing your interests and goals
4. Diversity statement
5. Names and contact information for three professional references.
Application Deadline: November 15, 2020
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