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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location London, England, United Kingdom
Start date 1 September 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method is committed to doing excellent research and teaching in analytic philosophy in a manner that is continuous with the social and natural sciences and is socially relevant. It is also committed to creating an inclusive environment for philosophical debate that engages with a wide range of perspectives. It seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor who will, in a manner consistent with these commitments, contribute to the intellectual life of the Department and the School by conducting and publishing outstanding research, engaging in excellent teaching, taking on assigned administrative roles, and participating in the wider activities of both.

Candidates must have expertise and research interests in Philosophy. The area of research specialisation is open, but candidates must be willing and able to make a research-led contribution to the Department’s core teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. (More information about our teaching programmes can be found on the Department’s website).

Candidates will have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications and proven ability or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers in Philosophy. Candidates must also have a well-developed strategy for future research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. They will have, or be very near completion of, a PhD in Philosophy or related field by the post start date. In addition, candidates will have a proven commitment to excellent teaching and to fostering a positive learning environment for students, as evidenced by feedback from students and colleagues. 

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification for this post, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary, the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training, and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply documentjob description and the person specification.

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email [email protected].

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 10 January 2022 (12:00 UK time). We are unable to accept late applications.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/Vacancies/W/3732/0/323589/1...
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 10, 2022, 12:00pm BST
Web address for more information https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/Vacancies/W/3732/0/323589/1...
Contact name Rebecca Matthams
Contact email
Contact phone 02079557340
Time created November 23, 2021, 4:42pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 10, 2022, 12:00pm BST
Last updated November 23, 2021, 4:42pm UTC
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