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Lecturer in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies., University of St Andrews

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
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Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location St. Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
Job description

University of St Andrews


School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies


Lecturer in Philosophy – AC2382HM


Salary: £45,585 - £56,021 per annum

We wish to appoint a Lecturer within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.  You will be a scholar with a growing international research reputation in Philosophy and commitment to delivering high quality teaching within the broad field of Philosophy. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests, to be active in research publication that strengthens or complements those in the School and to be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds. 

Candidates should hold a PhD in Philosophy. Excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential.  You should also have some familiarity with grant seeking processes in relation to research councils and other sources. 

Please see the Further Particulars, section Other Information, for full instructions on required supporting documentation for your application.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Financial contribution to relocation
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Head of the Philosophy Department, Prof. Franz Berto [email protected].

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University.  

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/

Closing Date: 14 December 2023                                             Interview Date: 11 March 2024

We encourage applicants to apply online at www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/welcome.aspx, however if you are unable to do this, please call+44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack.


Please quote ref: AC2382HM                    

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/Vacancies/W...
Hard deadline December 14, 2023, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/LoginV2.asp...
Time created November 6, 2023, 2:49pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 14, 2023, 11:59pm BST
Expired on December 16, 2023, 12:46am BST
Last updated February 15, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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