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Critical Philosophy of Race

Call for Applications

Theme: Critical Philosophy of Race
Type: Short-Term Postdoctoral Fellowship
Institution: Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies,
Radboud University Nijmegen
Location: Nijmegen (Netherlands)
Date: July – December 2020
Deadline: 31.3.2020

We are looking for scholars to further develop the research line
started by Dr Anya Topolski on the race-religion constellation
( The goal of this research is to
develop a European critical philosophy of race by focusing on the
intersection of race and religion manifest in terms of antisemitism,
islamophobia and antiziganism.

We welcome applications for a research fellowship in the
interdisciplinary field of critical philosophy of race for the first
semester of the next academic year. You will be provided with a
salary, an office, and access to university libraries. In return, you
will be expected to participate in the group's activities, apply for
an NWO VENI postdoctoral fellowship (3 years full-time or 4 years
part-time. For more information see to be submitted in
December 2020. The NWO application also requires preparing a
pre-proposal due late August/early September. We also expect you to
present your research in a seminar, assist in applying for other
related grants, and lead a seminar/workshop on issues of gender/race
for the staff of the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious


- A PhD in a relevant discipline (or a defense date set for prior to
 August 1 2020).
- Eligible to apply for the NWO Veni (please check their website for
 details) or another equivalent grant.
- Several publications.
- A background in a field related to race/racism/racialization (i.e.
 critical philosophy of race, critical legal theory, critical race
- A good command of written and spoken English.

We offer

- Employment: 20 - 40 hours per week.
- A maximum gross monthly salary of € 4.978 based on a 38-hour
 working week (salary scale 11).
- The exact salary depends on the candidate's qualifications and
 amount of relevant professional experience.
- In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3%
 end-of-year bonus.
- Duration of the contract: The appointment will be for 3 months (40
 hours), 4 months (30 hours) or 6 months (20 hours) and can be taken
 up between July and December 2020.
- You will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service: our Dual
 Career Officer will assist with family-related support, such as
 child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour
 market and with finding an occupation.
- Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?

Would you like more information?

For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Dr. Anya Topolski
Associate Professor Ethics and Political Philosophy


Apply directly

Please address your application to Dr. Anya Topolski and submit it,
using the application button, no later than 31 March 2020, 23:59
Amsterdam Time Zone.

Your application should include the following attachments:

- Letter of motivation.
- CV.
- A link to a published article.
- A brief outline of the intended research topic (1 page max.).

The interviews will take place on 20 April 2020. Skype is possible.


Dr. Anya Topolski
Associate Professor Ethics and Political Philosophy
Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Erasmusplein 1, Office 16.22
6525 HT Nijmegen
Phone +32 479641764