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Lecturer (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Macquarie University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Mind, Metaphysics and Meaning
AOS categories Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Mind
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Macquarie University is a pluralist department with recognized research excellence in many areas of Philosophy, including ethics, social and political philosophy, aesthetics, and mind and cognition. We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer who will be actively engaged in our teaching programs and will develop the research profile of the Department. The appointee will contribute to teaching in the Mind, Metaphysics and Meaning stream of the Philosophy Department's undergraduate and postgraduate programs, which include the following courses:  Mind, Meaning and Metaphysics; Philosophy of Science; Biology, Mind and Culture; Knowledge and Its Limits; Body and Mind; Truth and Reality; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Cognitive Science. The appointee will also contribute to teaching of Critical Thinking on a regular basis and will be expected to convene it from to time.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and attach as a separate document in the application process.

  • a PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment
  • an established research track record of high quality peer reviewed publications, including a list of publications
  • a sample of work
  • potential to apply for research grants from national and international research bodies
  • demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching
  • the potential to undertake Postgraduate supervision in Philosophy
  • capacity to work in a pluralist department and collaborate with other teachers and researchers

Salary Package:  from $85,295 - $100,919 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: full-time, continuing

Enquiries: Associate Professor JP Deranty

Applications Close: 31 January 2013

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline January 31, 2013, 11:59pm +10:00
Web address for more information http://www.phil.mq.edu.au/
Contact name JP Deranty
Contact email
Contact phone +61 2 9850 6773
Time created December 6, 2012, 8:24pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2013, 11:59pm +10:00
Expired on January 31, 2013, 11:59pm +10:00
Last updated December 11, 2012, 9:05pm EST
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