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Teaching Fellow (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Mind
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
AOC Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 035037
Location Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Start date 1 August 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter
Job description

The Department of Philosophy, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, is seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow, to commence on 1st August 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a 3 year fixed term 80% time position, with appointment to be made at point 1 of the Teaching Fellow (Merged) salary scale (€35,509, pro-rata, 80%). The successful candidate will have a research specialization in Philosophy of Mind and teaching competence in Philosophy of Science. Other areas of teaching competence, particularly those that would expand the diversity of our module offerings, would be valued.

Applicants will be expected to possess a PhD in Philosophy and a sound research profile, relative to career stage. 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 may also contribute to teaching and dissertation supervision for the MPhil in Philosophy. During the first year of employment, the applicant will deliver a module in History, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science for second year undergraduate life sciences students.

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.

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Professor Kenneth Pearce, Head of Department of Philosophy, by email: pearcek@tcd.ie.

Candidates must submit the following by email to Ms Raquel Dowie (dowier@tcd.ie) by Thursday 17 June 2021:

  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)
  4. Please confirm your eligibility to work in Ireland for the expected duration of the contract. This post does not meet the eligibility for a general work permit application.

Please Note: Candidates who do not submit the requested information will not be considered for shortlisting.

Interviews for this post are expected to take place by video conference on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

Further details are available at http://jobs.tcd.ie (under ‘Search by Department’, select ‘School of Social Sciences and Philosophy’).

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Candidates must submit the following by email to Ms Raquel Dowie (dowier@tcd.ie): 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) 4. Please confirm your eligibility to work in Ireland for the expected duration of the contract. This post does not meet the eligibility for a general work permit application. Please Note: Candidates who do not submit the requested information will not be considered for shortlisting.
Web address to apply https://jobs.tcd.ie
Email to apply
Hard deadline June 17, 2021, 11:59pm IST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.tcd.ie/Philosophy
Contact name Dr Kenneth Pearce, Head of Department
Contact email
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Time created May 26, 2021, 5:24pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 17, 2021, 11:59pm IST
Expired on June 19, 2021, 12:46am IST
Last updated June 18, 2021, 11:46pm UTC
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