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Lectureship in Political Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, King's College London

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Political Philosophy
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 025965
Location London, England, United Kingdom
Start date as early as possible during the academic year 2021-22
Job description

The Philosophy Department at King’s College London is seeking an outstanding philosopher with research expertise and teaching experience in political philosophy.

Research specialization, competence and ability to teach and supervise students at all levels in political philosophy are required.

Research or teaching expertise or competence in areas that will help widen or consolidate our curriculum are desirable. These areas include, but are not limited to, non-Western philosophy, logic, and philosophical issues concerning race and gender.

King’s Philosophy Department is one of the largest and most distinguished departments in the UK. We have particular research strengths in the history of philosophy, philosophy of mind and psychology, philosophy of language and logic, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of science, and moral and political philosophy.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract, with a probation period.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

The Department will request references for longlisted candidates. 

Presentations and interviews of shortlisted candidates will take place online.  

We welcome applications from all and encourage applications especially from members of groups underrepresented in UK academic Philosophy and from people marginalised on any of the grounds enumerated under the 2010 UK Equality Act.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applicants should include the following with their application: (1) CV, with a list of publications (2) a personal statement (around 500-1,000 words) (3) the names and contact details of two referees (4) two recent pieces of research on a topic relevant to the post of no more than 8,000 words each (these may be indicated portions of a larger piece of work). The Department will request references for longlisted candidates.
Web address to apply https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/025965/Lectureshi...
Hard deadline August 3, 2021, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/025965/Lectureshi...
Contact name Maria Alvarez
Contact email
Time created July 6, 2021, 2:52pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 3, 2021, 11:59pm BST
Last updated July 6, 2021, 2:52pm UTC
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