Lecturer in Ethics/Political Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield, University of Sheffield
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Ethics and/or Political Philosophy|
Social and Political Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||UOS020327|
|Location||Sheffield, England, United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom|
|Start date||1st February 2019 or 1st September 2019|
This is an ideal opportunity for a scholar with an outstanding research record and excellent teaching ability to join one of the leading philosophy departments in the United Kingdom.We seek to appoint to a full-time, permanent post (equivalent to an Assistant Professor in North American terms). The post-holder will design and deliver modules in Ethics and/or Political Philosophy at multiple levels and contribute to postgraduate supervision for our Philosophy and Political Theory MAs and at PhD level. They will develop the Department’s research profile through the production of high quality research, where that research may have Impact beyond the academic community. Their specialist research area could be within Ethics, Political Philosophy or the intersection between them, perhaps including historical aspects of those subjects.
The Department of Philosophy currently consists of 17 permanent members of staff, across an unusually broad range of areas. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework our outputs were ranked 2nd in the UK. We have a large and thriving postgraduate community and a lively reading group and seminar culture. In addition, we have been home to a variety of large research projects, including the Leverhulme Bias and Blame Project, the Leverhulme Pragmatism and Idealism Network, and the AHRC Culture and Mind Project. We are also home to the Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Science, the Centre for Engaged Philosophy and (alongside York and Leeds) the Centre for the History of Philosophy.
The department offers BAs in Single Honours Philosophy, Philosophy, Religion and Ethics and twelve dual honours degrees, including Politics and Philosophy, Economics and Philosophy and History and Philosophy. We have an MA in Philosophy and interdisciplinary MAs in Political Theory and Cognitive Studies. Our MA in Political Theory is taught alongside the Politics Department, see http://www.shef.ac.uk/philosophy/politicaltheory. We have home and international PhD students across a wide range of areas of the subject and with a range of different funding sources.
Our website offers more information about all aspects of the department’s activity: www.sheffield.ac.uk/philosophy
|How to apply|
Reference number UOS020327. Applicants are required to submit an anonymised writing sample, CV and cover letter.
|Web address to apply||http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs|
|Hard deadline||October 11, 2018, 11:59pm BST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/philosophy|
|Contact name||Rosanna Keefe|
|Contact phone||+44 1142220581|
|Time created||September 11, 2018, 4:34pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||October 11, 2018, 11:59pm BST|
|Last updated||September 11, 2018, 4:34pm EST|
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