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Teaching Fellow in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Philosophy of Race & Gender OR Philosophy of Science & Metaphysics OR Aesthetics & Philosophy of Literature/Art OR History of Philosophy OR Philosophy of Mind & Cognitive Science OR Epistemology & Philosophy of Language
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Workload Part time
Vacancies 6
Organization's reference number 043593
Location Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Start date September 1, 2018
Job description

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint six Teaching Fellows in Philosophy. Each post-holder will be responsible for preparing and delivering teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, primarily in relation to one (or more if experience dictates) of the following areas below –

  1. Philosophy of Race & Gender
  2. Philosophy of Science & Metaphysics
  3. Aesthetics & Philosophy of Literature/Art
  4. History of Philosophy
  5. Philosophy of Mind & Cognitive Science
  6. Epistemology & Philosophy of Language

Teaching may include pre-honours tutorials, pre-honours lectures, honours seminars and tutorials, MSc and online MSc provision, including dissertation supervision, as well as assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the provision of detailed feedback to students.

Each position will be available part time, 28 hours/week, and a fixed term for a period of 12 months (1st September 2018 – 31st August 2019).

The department of Philosophy particularly welcomes applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the subject, including, but not limited to, women and ethnic minorities.

How to apply
Application type Online
All candidates are requested to apply by submitting *only* a current CV, a covering letter outlining their suitability for the job, and sample syllabi for courses in one or more of the areas of our teaching needs via the online portal. References will be requested separately for those invited to interview. No writing samples or teaching portfolios should be submitted.
Web address to apply https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/e...
Hard deadline May 22, 2018, 5:00am BST
Web address for more information https://www.ed.ac.uk/ppls/philosophy
Contact name Matthew Chrisman
Contact email
Contact phone +441316503648
Time created April 24, 2018, 10:03am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 22, 2018, 5:00am BST
Expired on May 23, 2018, 5:46am BST
Last updated February 12, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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