Associate Professor in History and Philosophy of Science
University of Sydney, University of Sydney
|Job category||Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|AOS||philosophy of biology, general philosophy of science and research methods in History and Philosophy of Science|
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Science
|AOC||philosophy of biology, general philosophy of science and research methods in History and Philosophy of Science|
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Science
|Organization's reference number||0092650|
|Location||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
About the opportunity
We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor with interests in philosophy of biology, general philosophy of science and research methods in History and Philosophy of Science (HPS). The successful candidate will have a strong academic track record in these research areas and a track record in student mentoring and research skills development. The role will play a significant role in leading or contributing to the academic endeavours within their discipline/ School/ Faculty. The position contributes to fostering a culture of excellence through their own expertise and through guiding academic staff and students towards success.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
The School of History and Philosophy of Science consists of an outstanding group of researchers and has a strong record in attracting grant funding and in terms of publication output. As a discipline, it has received the highest grade – 5 – in the recent Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research in Australia (ERA) survey. The School of HPS is part of the Faculty of Science and draws undergraduate and postgraduate students from both science and the humanities. It enjoys excellent relations with departments in the Arts faculty (in particular Philosophy and History), as well as with medicine, leading to innovative collaborations in research and teaching.
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The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Associate Professor who has:
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Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.
At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.
Closing date for applications
11.59pm, Monday 13 June 2022
How to apply
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|Hard deadline||July 13, 2022, 11:59pm +10:00|
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|Time created||May 13, 2022, 8:50pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||July 13, 2022, 11:59pm +10:00|
|Last updated||May 13, 2022, 8:50pm UTC|
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