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Teaching Fellowship (EXPIRED)

School of Philosophy, UCD, University College Dublin

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Social Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC Ethics
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 013417
Location Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Start date September 1 2021 or soon thereafter
Job description

The School of Philosophy at University College Dublin seeks to appoint a temporary teaching fellow in social epistemology. The duration of the appointment is estimated to be 22 months, commencing September 1, 2021 or soon thereafter. The appointee will be expected to deliver lectures in ethics, theoretical and applied, and to contribute to the teaching of the School’s Certificate of Professional Development in Ethics Programme

Fixed Salary: €38,000 per annum

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of the successful candidate will include but not necessarily be limited to the following:

  • Delivering lectures
  • Grading coursework
  • Participating in the scholarly activities and publications of the Research Project PEriTiA
  • Providing Research Assistance to the Principal Investigators of the Horizon 2020 project PEriTiA in UCD.
  • Supervising Masters students
  • Contribute to the research life of the School through active engagement with UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life.
  • Contribute to the wider educational community through engagement with the general public
  • Undertake such other appropriate duties as directed by the Head of School in line with the contract of employment.
  • Mandatory:
  • PhD in Philosophy
  • Track record of high-quality teaching and research in social epistemology and/or in ethics.
  • Research interest in the topics of trust, expertise, the question of value in science
  • Enthusiasm for and familiarity with collaborative work in a large multidisciplinary European Project


  • Teaching competence in applied ethics
  • Experience or enthusiasm for engaging with outside stakeholders and the general public
  • Enthusiasm and ability to deliver professional training programmes in philosophical topics

The position is suitable for those who do not require a work permit to work in Ireland, including British and EU citizens.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://my.corehr.com/pls/ucdrecruit/erq_search_pa...
Hard deadline July 30, 2021, 5:00pm IST
Web address for more information https://www.ucd.ie/philosophy/
Contact name Prof. Maria Baghramian
Contact email
Time created July 7, 2021, 2:37pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date July 30, 2021, 5:00pm IST
Expired on July 31, 2021, 5:46pm IST
Last updated September 30, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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This post is funded by a research grant provided by the European Commission and follows its timeline.