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Assistant Professor in Environmental Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Durham University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Environmental philosophy, especially environmental ethics, politics and law, the history of environmental philosophy and science, global south and post-colonial perspectives on the environment, and the history and philosophy of human-animal interactions
AOS categories Environmental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number PHIL22-1
Location Durham, England, United Kingdom
Start date September 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Durham University seeks to appoint an outstanding philosopher to the role of Assistant Professor.  We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in any area of environmental philosophy, but we particularly welcome applicants with interests in environmental ethics, politics and law, the history of environmental philosophy and science, global south and post-colonial perspectives on the environment, and the history and philosophy of human-animal interactions.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

For more information, please visit our Department pages at https://www.dur.ac.uk/philosophy/

About the Department 

The Philosophy Department at Durham University is a centre for world-leading research in a wide range of fields, grouped into four research clusters: 


1.    Aesthetics, Ethics and Politics; 
2.    History of Philosophy;
3.    Mind, Language and Metaphysics; and 
4.    Science, Medicine and Society. 


It leads several interdisciplinary research centres, including the Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society, the Durham Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and the Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease. Collaborative interdisciplinary research is at the heart of our research and impact strategy, as is our very strong performance in external research funding.

At both postgraduate and undergraduate level, students can choose from a wide range of topics spanning the whole discipline of philosophy, and also the history of science and medicine. Admissions to the Department’s undergraduate programmes is competitive, and we consistently perform strongly in national rankings for philosophy. We have one of the largest PhD programmes in the UK, and many of our students go on to pursue highly successful academic careers.

Benefitting from strong student recruitment, the Department has expanded significantly in recent years, investing in key research areas to create concentrations of expertise that will catalyse the development of our ideas. We are using this opportunity to create a scholarly community that is open, representative and diverse: our commitment to this is expressed through the work of the Department’s Diversity and Inclusion Group, and our recent Athena Swan Bronze award.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobd...
Hard deadline January 6, 2022, 11:59pm BST
Contact
Web address for more information https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobd...
Contact name Robin Hendry
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date January 6, 2022, 11:59pm BST
Expired on January 8, 2022, 12:46am BST
Last updated January 8, 2022, 12:46am UTC
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