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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (similar to Asst/Assoc Professor) (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ancient
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Start date Summer 2019
Job description
Senior Lectureship/Lectureship in Ancient Philosophy Vacancy Ref: : 046392 Closing Date : 01-Feb-2019 Contact Person : Dr Nick Treanor Contact Number :   Contact Email : head.of.philosophy@ed.ac.uk

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a full time (35 hours per week), open ended Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy.

The post holder will contribute distinguished teaching, research, public impact, and leadership in the field of Ancient Philosophy.

It is essential that the successful candidate present a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of ancient philosophy, relative to career stage. He/she will also demonstrate experience, achievement and outstanding potential reflected in a growing personal teaching, supervisory, research and public-impact portfolio.

There is an opportunity for appointment at senior lecturer level, for which the post holder will be expected to have demonstrated leadership experience and to contribute actively to the management of the subject area.

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Salary:
Lectureship £40,792 - £48,677 per annum
Senior lectureship £51,630 - £58,089 per annum

Applicants are asked to name 1-3 papers in their cover letter which they would like the committee to pay most attention to, and copy any cover letter into the online application portal with a CV and any other supporting material as a single pdf file. Applicants do not need to submit writing samples, a teaching portfolio, or letters of reference when applying. We will seek letters of reference for those shortlisted for interview only.

Interviews are expected to be held in early April 2019 and short-listed candidates will be required to give two brief presentations on their research and teaching over a two-day interview process.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) 1st February 2019.

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

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1. Job Details

Job title: Senior Lectureship/Lectureship in Ancient Philosophy

School/Support Department: Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences

Unit: Philosophy

Line manager: Dr Nick Treanor

2. Job Purpose

The post holder will contribute distinguished teaching, research, public impact, and leadership in the field of Ancient Philosophy. It is essential that the successful candidate present a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of the area of activity, relative to career stage.

3. Main Responsibilities

Take responsibility for design of courses and for their quality, and contribute generally to the development of teaching and enhancement of high quality teaching in the subject area. Contribute to the teaching objectives of the philosophy department and school by applying knowledge derived from research to teaching in the Ancient Philosophy by teaching, supervising and assessing at all levels, including undergraduate courses, our Masters programmes in philosophy, and the supervision and recruitment of PhD students. This includes provision of high quality assessment feedback in a timely fashion (Approx % of time 35%)

Provide advice and support to students. This includes acting as a personal tutor for a set of students (Approx % of time 5%)

Contribute to the research work of the subject area, by pursuing a clearly independent research programme in Ancient Philosophy at an international level that leads to regular presentation of research at prestigious conferences and publication in peer-reviewed venues (Approx % of time 35%)

Represent the work of the university in the field locally, nationally and internationally in relevant networks and/or in public activities (Approx % of time 5%)

Involve external partners in teaching through knowledge exchange, collaborative studentships, student projects, and by involving students in public engagement (Approx % of time 5%)

Contribute to subject area planning and undertake further leadership and administrative duties, as specified by the head of school or head of philosophy (Approx % of time 15%)

Visit https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form for more information.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please note the deadline is 5pm UK local time.
Web address to apply https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/e...
Hard deadline February 1, 2019, 5:00pm BST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/e...
Contact name Nick Treanor
Contact email
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Time created December 20, 2018, 3:05pm EST
Scheduled expiry date February 1, 2019, 5:00pm BST
Expired on February 2, 2019, 5:46pm BST
Last updated March 5, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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