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Lecturer, Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC The ethics of AI and technology; environmental ethics; global ethics and justice; the ethics of race and gender; ethical theory; or moral psychology.
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 511044
Location North Terrace, Adelaide, Australia
Start date January 2023
Job description

(Level B) $102,952 to $121,779 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing position available

Applications are currently open to everyone who identifies as a woman under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984

The University of Adelaide is committed to address cultural and structural impediments to equity throughout the organisation. In order to grow and strengthen the talent pipeline, our Dornwell Framework pledges to actively source and encourage more women into our recruitment processes.  This commitment is a lawful special measure under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

We are seeking a specialist in ethics, with experience in applied or professional ethics. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and coordinating undergraduate coursework in ethics, and will contribute to Masters coursework in the ethics of AI. They will have a track record of research publication in high quality outlets, and experience of/willingness to undertake research with a focus on interdisciplinary projects and public engagement. Areas of strength might include: the ethics of AI and technology; environmental ethics; global ethics and justice; the ethics of race and gender; ethical theory; or moral psychology.  

To be successful you will need: 

  • A PhD in Philosophy.
  • Experience teaching applied, normative, or professional ethics. 
  • A track-record of high quality research publication. Area(s) of research specialisation in applied or normative ethics, including ethics of AI and technology; environmental ethics; global ethics and justice; the ethics of race and gender; or ethical theory. 
  • Experience in developing and coordinating undergraduate and Masters coursework
  • The ability to supervise Honours and Postgraduate research projects.
  • Strong potential for success in competitive external grant funding applications.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership across a diverse range of disciplines. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and has strong connections with business and industry, including internationally.

Learn more at: able.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 11 December 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Jon Opie
Head, Department of Philosophy
E: [email protected]

You'll find a full selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/511044/l...
Hard deadline December 11, 2022, 11:59pm +08:00
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Contact name Jon Opie
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