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Departmental Lecturer in Logic

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 162348
Location Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Job description

The Faculty of Philosophy intends to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Logic to cover the teaching and other duties of a permanent postholder during a period of externally-funded research leave. The post is fixed-term up to 30 September 2025.

The person appointed will take an active and substantial role in preparing course materials relating to the Faculty’s new Philosophical Topics in Logic and Probability first-year undergraduate course, and in preparing supplementary examining and teaching materials to accompany the Faculty’s existing Introduction to Logic first-year undergraduate course, in connection with which they will also have substantial exam setting and marking duties. They will be expected to be able to deliver lectures in Logic to undergraduates, and to be able to provide classes to help prepare Teaching Assistants to teach Philosophical Topics in Logic and Probability in the first years of its existence. They will also be expected to deliver 6 contact hours per week during term time of undergraduate tutorial or class teaching, primarily in logic and related areas.

The successful candidate should normally have received the degree of PhD or DPhil by the closing date for applications, or at least have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by that date.

Candidates must have an outstanding research record appropriate to the stage of their career with evidence of, or evidence of potential for, producing significant research in the area of Logic or related areas. They must provide evidence of the ability to provide excellent teaching in Logic and related areas, the ability to produce written course materials that are engaging and answer the needs of undergraduates studying in this area and the willingness to act as an examiner or assessor at undergraduate and graduate level.  

Applications must be made online via the Oxford University jobs website (vacancy ID: 162348) where further particulars for the post are available. Applicants will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of their online application.

The deadline for all applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on 3 February 2023. Candidates should ask their referees to submit reference letters directly to [email protected] no later than this date.

Interviews are expected to take place during late February/early March 2023.

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

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