Home page About PhilJobs:JFP

Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 033926
Location Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Start date January 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter
Job description


Post Title:

Professor of Moral Philosophy (1837)*

*Qualified candidates from any area of specialisation within Philosophy are invited to apply

Post Status:

Permanent Contract, Full-time


Department of Philosophy, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy


Main Campus, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports to:

Head of School, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy


Appointment will be made on the Professor salary scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€117,915 to €151,477 per annum].


Hours of Work:

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below:


Closing Date:

12 Noon (GMT), Friday 3rd April 2020

The successful applicant will be expected to take up post on 1st January 2021 or as soon thereafter as possible.


Post Summary

The Department of Philosophy in the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin invites applications for the post of Chair of Philosophy.  The formal title of the Chair, established in 1837, is the Chair of Moral Philosophy; however, qualified candidates from any area of specialization within Philosophy are invited to apply. The post is tenable from 1st August 2020 and arises from the retirement of Professor Peter Simons in 2016.

The successful candidate will have an internationally distinguished research profile in any area of philosophy and will have an excellent track record in both undergraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision. The successful candidate will have an important strategic role to play in maintaining and developing the high international research standing of the Department of Philosophy, in attracting outstanding graduate students, in attracting research funding, and in maintaining and building both philanthropic relations and outreach activities. Candidates should have a proven capacity for effective leadership and governance, and will be expected to undertake senior administrative roles at Departmental, School and College levels.

Further Information

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Professor James Levine at jlevine@tcd.ie

Application Procedure

Full job specification and application procedure can be found at http://jobs.tcd.ie

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.tcd.ie
Hard deadline April 3, 2020, 12:00pm IST
Contact name James Levine
Contact email
Contact phone 00353-1-896-1113
Time created February 5, 2020, 9:52am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 3, 2020, 12:00pm IST
Expired on April 4, 2020, 12:46pm IST
Last updated June 4, 2020, 3:00pm EST
Last update notification
Note: the deadline for applications for this position has been extended to April 3rd due to disruptions arising from the coronavirus.
March 18, 2020, 5:47am EST

Save the ad using the "save" button below to receive notifications of significant updates.
Job Market Calendar This institution has confirmed that the position advertised will follow the APA's recommended job market calendar.