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Lectureship in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Faculty of Philosophy, Cambridge University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy
AOS categories Feminist Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Teaching competence in any of the following areas would be an advantage: Aesthetics, Ethics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy: Early Modern, History of Philosophy: Hegel and Nietzsche, Wittgenstein.
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Aesthetics
Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number GV15423
Location Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Start date October 1st, 2018
Job description

We wish to appoint one three-year Lecturer in Philosophy with effect from 1st October 2018. The Lectureship is for a three-year period from 1st October 2018 to 30th September 2021. The successful candidate will have teaching competence in Political Philosophy, or Feminist Philosophy, or both. Teaching competence in any of the following areas would be an advantage: Aesthetics, Ethics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy: Early Modern, History of Philosophy: Hegel and Nietzsche, Wittgenstein.

The appointee will be expected to be engaged in high-level research, to publish in their specialist field, to seek opportunities to win external funding for their research where possible, to teach and examine undergraduates, and to supervise and examine MPhil and PhD postgraduate work.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Philosophy at the time of the application deadline. They will have an outstanding record of excellence in research, publication and teaching in Philosophy, bearing in mind their stage of career. They will be expected to teach and examine undergraduates, and to supervise and examine MPhil and PhD postgraduate work. They will also be required to take on certain administrative duties.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in College teaching for additional remuneration.

The Lectureship is based in the Faculty of Philosophy, in central Cambridge.

Interviews will be held on the following date: Wednesday 11th July 2018. See Further Particulars for more details.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

The Faculty is committed to equality and diversity, and we would particularly welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups. Details of some of the family-friendly policies operated by the University are at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/pay-benefits/cambens-employee-benefits/family-friendly. In recognition of its efforts to advance gender equality, the University holds an institutional ‘Athena-SWAN’ silver award and the Faculty is working towards an ‘Athena-SWAN’ submission.

Enquiries about the appointments procedure and related matters may be made to Ms. Heather Sanderson, Faculty Administrator and Secretary to the Appointments Committee, at hs313@cam.ac.uk  (01223 330525). Enquiries about academic matters may be made to Prof. Rae Langton, Chair of Faculty, at rhl27@cam.ac.uk.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications must be submitted by Monday 25th June 2018 using the University’s Web Recruitment System. You will need to register an account (if you have not done so already) and log in before completing the online application form. Applicants must upload (i) a covering letter; (ii) your curriculum vitae, which includes a list of publications, and areas of teaching competence; (iii) a statement of research interests and future research plans; (iv) two samples of recent work (not exceeding 20,000 words in total). Please state in your covering letter the position(s) for which you wish to be considered: the 3-year Lectureship; a one-year Lectureship; or either a 3- or 1-year Lectureship. Candidates are required to give contact details for two referees. Candidates should ask their referees to send their references directly, by Monday 25th June 2018, to the following email address: philref@hermes.cam.ac.uk The subject line for all emailed references should include the candidate’s last name.
Web address to apply http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/17348/
Hard deadline June 25, 2018, 11:59pm BST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/17348/
Contact name Heather Sanderson
Contact email
Contact phone +44(0)1223 330525
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Scheduled expiry date June 25, 2018, 11:59pm BST
Expired on June 27, 2018, 12:46am BST
Last updated June 26, 2018, 7:46pm EST
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