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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fewllowship in philosophy (2y), Edmonton AB (U.S.A.)

The Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, invites applications
 for an* *Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, tenable for
 2 years, any time after April 1, 2014. AOS: open. Citizenship: open. Ph.D.
 must be completed prior to commencing fellowship (but applicant must be no
 more than 2 years post-doctorate at the time of application submission).
 ,000 per annum plus benefits and one time 00 research/travel grant.
 Research position, but some additionally remunerated teaching possible if

 Send applications, including application form, a statement (maximum one
 page) describing your proposed research and another statement (maximum two
 pages) describing your research experience, CV, sample of written work, and
 three letters of reference to Jack Zupko, Chair, Killam Search, Department
 of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, T6G 2E7.
 Please ensure that referees address your research proposal. Applicants with
 Ph.D. should include an official copy of Ph.D. transcript (or certified
 copy); others should ensure a copy is sent before taking up the fellowship.
 Deadline for receipt of applications: *November 18, 2013*.

 Fellowships are awarded in a University-wide competition. The University of
 Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome
 diversity and encourage applications from all qualified men and women,
 including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and
 Aboriginal persons.

 Inquiries only may be addressed to  For more information
 concerning eligibility and application procedures and application form,
 please consult: