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Teaching Fellow in Ethics (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Dublin, Ireland
Start date 14 September, 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, is seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Ethics, to commence on 14th September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a 3 year, 80% time post, with appointment to be made on the Teaching Fellow (Merged) salary scale at point 1 (€34,813 per annum – pro-rata, 80%).

Applicants will be expected to possess a PhD in Philosophy and a sound research profile, relative to career stage, in ethics. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching, including the design and coordination of general modules for first and second-year students and specialised, research-led modules for honors students, as well as dissertation supervision at fourth year level. The successful applicant will also contribute to teaching and dissertation supervision for the MPhil in Philosophy.

The Department is seeking an individual with vision and enthusiasm, a genuine commitment to the vital roles of teaching and research, including flair for innovation in course design and teaching methods, and an established record of research and clear potential for future research accomplishment. The successful candidate will be an engaged member of the Philosophy community and will also be required to undertake administrative responsibilities as directed by the Head of Department.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the newly established Trinity Centre for Justice and Values, under the direction of Prof. Adina Preda.

Further details about the post are available at: https://www.tcd.ie/Philosophy/assets/pdfs/EthicsTFSpec_Aug2020.pdf

COVID-19 Arrangements

Due to the ongoing pandemic, TCD plans to follow a hybrid teaching model during Michaelmas (Autumn) Term 2020, with modules under 25 students to be delivered in person with appropriate precautions (e.g., social distancing), and modules over 25 students to be delivered remotely. Instructors are free to employ a combination of synchronous and asynchronous delivery. The successful applicant for this position will be expected to be available in person in Dublin as soon as possible. For more information about COVID-19 arrangements and precautions in TCD, see https://www.tcd.ie/about/coronavirus/. 

Further Information

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Professor Kenneth Pearce, Head of Department of Philosophy, by email: [email protected]

How to apply
Application type Email
Please submit the following by email to Ms. Raquel Dowie ([email protected]): 1. Cover letter – 1 x A4 pages maximum 2. Full curriculum vitae to include the names and contact details of 2 referees, 3. Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – 1 x A4 pages maximum)
Web address to apply https://www.tcd.ie/Philosophy/assets/pdfs/EthicsTF...
Email to apply
Hard deadline August 21, 2020, 8:00am IST
Web address for more information http://www.tcd.ie/Philosophy
Contact name Kenneth Pearce
Contact email
Time created August 5, 2020, 12:36pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 21, 2020, 8:00am IST
Expired on August 22, 2020, 8:46am IST
Last updated September 22, 2020, 3:00pm UTC
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The successful applicant must be prepared to begin teaching 28 September 2020. Hiring will therefore proceed on an expedited basis.