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Lecturer in Philosophy

School of Divinity, History, Philosophy and History of Art, University of Aberdeen

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Applied Ethics (broadly construed to include, for instance, applied aspects in Social and Political Philosophy and 'non-Western' traditions)
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Business Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Value Theory (broadly construed)
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number DHP101A
Location Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Start date 1 September 2022 (expected)
Job description

The School of Divinity, History, Philosophy and History of Art seeks to appoint a full-time, permanent Lecturer (Teaching and Research) in Philosophy.

The Lecturer will have a research and teaching specialization in Applied Ethics broadly construed. The specialization within Applied Ethics is open. It may include, for instance, applied aspects of social and political philosophy as well as 'non-Western' philosophical traditions. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy, and a record of high-quality publications and academic activities commensurate with career stage. The Lecturer will contribute to the research activities of the Centre for Knowledge and Society, such as conferences, seminars, and public engagement events. Essential is a profile and an interest in topics and approaches that generate impact, e.g. by collaborating with experts from other disciplines and non-academic stakeholders.

The Lecturer will teach across the Philosophy curriculum at both undergraduate and graduate levels. A broad teaching competence in practical philosophy is a distinct asset. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7, £42,149 - £50,296 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK. Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: [email protected]) for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 November 2021

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/lecturer-in-phi...
Hard deadline November 15, 2021, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/lecturer-in-phi...
Contact name Dr Ulrich Stegmann
Contact email
Time created September 23, 2021, 9:32pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2021, 11:59pm BST
Last updated September 23, 2021, 9:32pm UTC
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