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Lecturer in Philosophy

School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 495266
Location Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Start date 1 February 2020
Job description

Deakin University’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Philosophy (level B, 0.6 fraction, teaching intensive, fixed term contract from 1 February 2020 to 22 December 2022).

The successful applicant will join a team of pluralistically-minded colleagues working in the Philosophy discipline, which is housed within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. More information about Deakin Philosophy can be found on our blog: https://blogs.deakin.edu.au/philosophy/

We are seeking to appoint an excellent teacher who is also a promising researcher.

The appointee’s key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • providing an excellent contribution to the School’s teaching and research programs
  • enhancing the quality of teaching and learning activities, including identifying and responding to opportunities to advance the discipline
  • contributing to the achievement of Deakin’s strategic goals in teaching, research, engagement, and innovation
  • publishing research in quality outlets
  • contributing to the research achievement of the School

To be successful, candidates will have:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience
  • excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design
  • capacity to make contributions to teaching in a variety of our existing philosophy units
  • ability and willingness to be involved in the supervision of honours and higher degree research students
  • emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or success in obtaining external research funding
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues

Deakin University values diversity and aims to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

Applications for this position close on 16 September 2019. Links to the online application portal and the position description can be found here: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/949/cw/en/job/495266/lecturer-philosophy

Please ensure that you include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Dr Sean Bowden, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences on s.bowden@deakin.edu.au.

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Hard deadline Today, 11:59pm +10:00
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Contact name Sean Bowden
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