CRÉ-GRÉEA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for International Students in France 2021

The Research Group in Environmental & Animal Ethics (GRÉEA) in association with the Centre de recherche en éthique (CRÉ) invites applications for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship CRÉ-GRÉEA for International Students in France for the 2021/22 academic year.

The fellowship is open to applicants whose research is on environmental and animal ethics, broadly conceived. Candidates whose work connects with one or more of the following topics are particularly invited to apply:

  1. Fundamental normative issues in animal ethics and/or environmental ethics;
  2. Practical issues related to our relationship to non-human animals and nature;
  3. Scientific knowledge and epistemological approaches can help to elucidate our relationship with non-human entities.

Subject to evaluation, the position is renewable for an additional nine months.

Worth of Award

  • A gross salary of $43,000 per year;
  • An individual workstation, subject to public health restrictions;
  • University affiliation;
  • Access to the services of the university to which the fellow will be affiliated (e.g., libraries, etc.);
  • Practical assistance in the organization of the stay.

In return, the fellow is expected to:

  • Pursue the proposed research project;
  • Participate in GRÉEA’s and CRÉ’s activities (conferences, seminars, lectures, reading groups, etc.);
  • Present their ongoing research to their fellow researchers;
  • Be present at the CRÉ on a regular basis.
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Eligibility conditions for GRÉEA’s postdoctoral research fellowship competition follow CRÉ’s general rules of competition, which are:

  • Candidates must have obtained their PhD after June 1, 2018, and before the start of their fellowship;
  • Passive knowledge of both English and French languages.

Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Nature, quality and originality of the research project;
  • The quality of previous research by the applicant;
  • Relevance of the research project for the mission of GRÉEA and CRÉ, and the potential benefits to the applicant from a stay at GRÉEA and CRÉ.

We strongly encourage applications from women, black, indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC), persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and/or people with disabilities.

Among equally qualified candidates, preference will be given to applicants from minority groups and under-represented groups in philosophy.

How to Apply

Please provide the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae;
  • an article written or published within the last three years;
  • a proposal outlining the proposed research project (up to 1500 words);
  • Academic transcript of graduate work (if available – official and non-official transcripts are accepted);
  • The properly filled out form;
  • Two letters of reference to be sent directly to [email protected] before the deadline.
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Deadline: April 16, 2021.


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