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Lecturer in Philosophy

Philosophy Programme, University of Waikato

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS The areas of specialisation and competence are open but preference will be given to candidates whose areas include one of the following: metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of mind (including cognitive science), philosophy of science, or philosophy of social science.
AOC The areas of specialisation and competence are open but preference will be given to candidates whose areas include one of the following: metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of mind (including cognitive science), philosophy of science, or philosophy of social science.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 390186
Location Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Start date Early 2020
Job description

The University of Waikato

Lecturer in Philosophy

School of Social Sciences

Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences

The Philosophy Programme in the School of Social Sciences seeks an early career lecturer. This is a full-time position (equivalent to US tenure-stream Assistant Professor). The areas of specialisation and competence are open but preference will be given to candidates whose areas include one of the following: metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of mind (including cognitive science), philosophy of science, or philosophy of social science.

Minimum requirements for the position include a PhD in Philosophy or closely related field. The candidate should have a developing, high-quality programme of original research and relevant teaching experience. Familiarity with the processes of attracting external research funding and the ability to supervise masters and doctoral students is desirable.

The successful candidate will join an active, motivated team of academics who value a wide range of methodologies and approaches to the discipline. The programme has existing strengths in empirically-informed philosophy, such as experimental philosophy and applied ethics.

Salary range for Lecturers is NZ$75,514 to $90,946 per year, based on skills, qualifications and experience.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Bruce Curtis, Head of the School of Social Sciences, email bcurtis@waikato.ac.nz

Closing date: 19 July 2019 (NZ time) Vacancy number: 390186

For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz

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At the University of Waikato we define ourselves by our academic and research excellence and the strength of our international connections.

Our motto, Ko te Tangata, underlines our acknowledgement of the Treaty of Waitangi, equal opportunity for all, the importance of collegiality, and the individuals who are our staff, students and stakeholders.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.waikato.ac.nz/vacancies/
Email to apply
Hard deadline July 19, 2019, 11:59pm NZST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.waikato.ac.nz/vacancies/
Contact name Bruce Curtis
Contact email
Contact phone +64 7 837 9453
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Scheduled expiry date July 19, 2019, 11:59pm NZST
Last updated June 18, 2019, 10:52am EST
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