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University Lecturer

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS The successful candidate will have research and teaching strengths in Ethics.
AOS categories Ethics
AOC The ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is desirable but not essential: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, and post-Kantian Philosophy (up to Nietzsche).
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number GV27749
Location Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Start date September 2022
Job description

Candidates will be expected to be engaged in high-level research, to publish in their specialist field, to seek opportunities to win external funding for their research, to teach and examine undergraduates, and to supervise and examine MPhil and PhD postgraduate work.

It is expected that candidates will have a PhD in Philosophy (or relevant area) by the time of the application deadline. Candidates will have an outstanding record of excellence in research, publication and teaching in Philosophy, relative to their stage of career.

The Lectureship is based in the Faculty of Philosophy, in central Cambridge. The position is permanent, subject to the satisfactory completion of an initial probationary period.

Most academic staff are also invited to join a College as a Fellow. College teaching is remunerated separately from the University teaching, and appointment to a College is a separate matter from a University appointment. Membership of a College adds an important social and intellectual dimension for many academic staff.

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

For queries about the application process, please contact HR on [email protected] 

Enquiries about academic matters may be made to Professor Alexander Bird at [email protected]

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
In order for applications to be considered applicants must upload: • A covering letter; • A curriculum vitae, which includes a list of publications and areas of teaching competence; • A statement of research interests and future research plans; • Two samples of recent work (not exceeding 20,000 words in total). The closing date is midnight (GMT) on Tuesday 12th October 2021. Candidates are required to give contact details for three referees. We shall request references at the long-listing stage. Full details about the interviews and final selection process will be sent to short-listed candidates. The interview process is planned for the period between Wednesday 1st and Friday 3rd December 2021.
Web address to apply https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/30969/
Hard deadline October 12, 2021, 11:59pm BST
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Scheduled expiry date October 12, 2021, 11:59pm BST
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We have allowed more than the recommended minimum of 30 days for applications. However, the deadline is slightly earlier due to the timeline of the selection stages. Members of the Selection Committee have been carefully chosen, and several are on leave early in 2022.

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