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Research Fellow (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Keeling Centre for Ancient Philosophy, University College London

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Ancient Philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 1802602
Location London, England, United Kingdom
Start date 1 September 2019
Job description

 Research Fellow - Keeling Centre for Ancient Philosophy, - Ref:1802602

UCL Department of Philosophy

Keeling Centre for Ancient Philosophy


Grade 7, Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £35,328 - £39,353 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to conduct research of the highest quality in a subject relevant to the work of the Keeling Centre for Ancient Philosophy, as well as some teaching and administrative duties. The Fellowship offers early career researchers the opportunity to develop their research within one of the world’s leading universities.

The successful candidate will be required to perform the following duties to the satisfaction of the Director of the Keeling Centre for Ancient Philosophy and the Department of Philosophy at UCL:

Engage in research in ancient philosophy leading to the publication of articles in peer-reviewed journals, or equivalent outputs in other forms.

Teach one module per academic year (in the first year this will be PHIL0001 Ancient Philosophy, and in following years an upper level undergraduate module of the post-holder’s choice).

Supervise some student dissertations and theses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Regularly attend the weekly Greek reading group co-convened with Kings College London.

Carry out the necessary administrative duties to support all of the above.

The post is fixed-term for two and a half years in the first instance, commencing from 1 September 2019.

Key Requirements

The Fellowship is open to candidates who hold a PhD in Ancient Philosophy, or a suitably related field.

Further Details

A full job description and person specification are available via the link below.

Applications must be submitted using the online application system via the 'Apply Now' button below.  

Informal enquiries concerning the post may be made to Dr Fiona Leigh, Director of the Keeling Centre for Ancient Philosophy (fiona.leigh@ucl.ac.uk).

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

15 May 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date


This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

For the job description, person specification, and for details on how to apply, see here: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTgwMjYwMiZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05NjUmb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJnZhY2Zpcm0udmFjdGl0bGU9cGhpbG9zb3BoeSZwb3N0aW5nX2NvZGU9MjI0

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID...
Hard deadline May 15, 2019, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID...
Contact name Fiona Leigh
Contact email
Time created April 24, 2019, 3:30pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 15, 2019, 11:59pm BST
Expired on May 17, 2019, 12:46am BST
Last updated July 16, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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