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Lecturer in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Victoria University of Wellington

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Start date The starting date is 11 January 2023 (negotiable).
Job description
  • Do you have a relevant PhD?
  • Are you interested in joining one of the leading departments of philosophy in Australasia?
  • Do you have a current and active research profile?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangatawhenua, we value Te Tiritio Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whaimātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a permanent Lecturer in Philosophy (equivalent to tenured assistant professor). Applications are due by September 23, 2022, and the starting date is 11 January 2023 (negotiable).

The Lecturer in Philosophy will have teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Political Philosophy, Non-Western Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, History of Philosophy. A PhD must be in hand prior to taking up the appointment as Lecturer.

This role will require: preparation and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses in Philosophy; an active research profile; and other teaching or administrative duties as agreed with the Head of School.

For further information about the role, please contact Professor Simon Keller, Head of Programme, Philosophy ([email protected]).

Ō pūmanawa - About you

The School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations is one of the largest Schools in the University. The three disciplines within the School represent important fields of study, each with their own set of concepts and perspectives. Many students take courses in each of them. Graduates develop skills in critical and creative thinking, leadership, communication and research. The School is committed to excellence in research and teaching.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

The Philosophy Programme in the School has long been a leading department of philosophy in Australasia. It is in the top 100 in the world in the QS rankings, and is highly regarded for its research quality. The programme has 7 academic staff who teach across all areas of philosophy. The diversity of our Programme's research, teaching, engagement and leadership activities make it a dynamic and stimulating place to work and study.

Role Description

Contact details for vacancy

If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Professor Simon Keller, Head of Programme, Philosophy ([email protected]). However,applicants should follow all steps listed below. 

Important - Application steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Download and complete the University Application Form

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you're a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to [email protected] stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Applications close Friday, 23 September 2022.

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Hard deadline September 23, 2022, 11:59pm NZST
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