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Lecturer (EXPIRED)

University of Reading

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, introductory logic, philosophical skills, history of philosophy
AOS categories Epistemology
Metaphysics and Epistemology
AOC philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, introductory logic, philosophical skills, history of philosophy
AOC categories Epistemology
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Mind
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Whiteknights, Reading, United Kingdom
Job description


Job reference: SRF43955

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Salary: £44,414 - £54,421

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Hours Per Week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

The Department of Philosophy in the School of Humanities is seeking to appoint a Lecturer whose role will be to contribute to the teaching programme of the Department in philosophy (both undergraduate and postgraduate), to conduct research at a high level that develops and sustains the research activity of the Department and to conduct administrative duties in an efficient and timely manner.

Among the duties laid out in the Job Description, you will:

  • Deliver the Department’s teaching in philosophy at all undergraduate levels, in several core areas focusing on philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, introductory logic, philosophical skills, history of philosophy.
  • Convene modules in the introductory first year of the undergraduate programme, in the more philosophically demanding second year, and in the research-led modules that comprise the third year.
  • Supervise the work of students on projects and dissertations at all levels.
  • Carry out independent and collaborative research and develop a productive research programme.
  • Write papers for publication in leading academic journals and other relevant media, individually or collaboratively.
  • Demonstrate engagement with and potential to contribute to the Department’s REF activities, including the Impact agenda.
  • Attract and supervise doctoral students.
  • Take on key departmental roles such as Director of Teaching and Learning, Assessment Officer, Director of Academic Tutoring, Admissions Officer, among others.
  • Participate in and coordinate departmental recruitment initiatives such as Open Days and Visit Days.

Informal contact details

Contact role: Head of Department of Philosophy

Contact name: Prof. David Oderberg

Contact phone: 01183785277

Contact email: [email protected]

Closing date: 18 April 2023.

Interview date: 22 May 2023.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1...
Hard deadline April 18, 2023, 11:59pm BST
Time created March 15, 2023, 9:12pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 18, 2023, 11:59pm BST
Expired on April 20, 2023, 12:46am BST
Last updated June 19, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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