Teaching Fellow (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of Mind|
Philosophy of Mind
|AOC||Philosophy of Science|
Philosophy of Science
|Organization's reference number||035037|
|Location||Dublin, Dublin, Ireland|
|Start date||1 August 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter|
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates must submit the following by email to Ms Raquel Dowie (email@example.com) by Thursday 17 June 2021:
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|
Candidates must submit the following by email to Ms Raquel Dowie (firstname.lastname@example.org): 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|
|Web address for more information||http://www.tcd.ie/Philosophy|
|Contact name||Dr Kenneth Pearce, Head of Department|
|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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We are operating on an accelerated hiring timeline as this position has just received administrative approval and the successful candidate must be in place for September teaching.