Postdoctoral Position in Moral and Political Philosophy - UNSW

  • 14 Dec 2017
  • 18 Jan 2018
  • UNSW

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.


Professor Jeremy Moss, Co-Director Practical Justice Initiative


T: (61 2) 9385 2357


Applications close: 18th January 2018

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