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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Permanent (EXPIRED)

School of Philosophy, University College Dublin

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Either (i.e. we have needs in both of the following areas): 1) Philosophy of Mind (broadly understood), consciousness and embodiment; OR 2) Post-Kantian European Philosophy, including hermeneutics; aesthetics; contemporary French and German philosophy; phenomenology).
AOS categories Continental Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 015425
Location Dublin D04 V1W8, Leinster, Ireland
Start date Commencing September 2023.
Job description

Job Details   Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Philosophy, UCD School of Philosophy, Permanent (Commencing September 2023) Applications are invited for a Permanent (commencing 1 September 2023) post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Philosophy within UCD School of Philosophy.   UCD School of Philosophy is seeking to appoint at least one position in Philosophy. The School has teaching and supervision needs in both of the following areas:  

1)      Philosophy of Mind (broadly understood), consciousness and embodiment.  

2)      Post-Kantian European Philosophy, including hermeneutics; aesthetics; contemporary French and German philosophy; phenomenology.    

Please note that we are seeking to make an appointment in either of the above areas; therefore candidates whose teaching and research specialisation is in one of the above areas are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Candidates will show clear potential as a highly research-active philosopher and will be enthusiastic and flexible in contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. They will be keen to participate fully in the intellectual and academic activities of a pluralist School that  prizes collegiality, has a vibrant research culture and is deeply committed to teaching and learning. The ability to deliver research-led teaching in either Philosophy of Mind (broadly understood) or Post-Kantian European Philosophy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is essential. We have teaching needs in the following undergraduate modules specifically: Philosophy of Mind; European Philosophy, including Art and Society; Philosophy and Literature; Existentialism and Humanism; Philosophy of Interpretation. We have teaching needs in the following postgraduate programmes: MA in Consciousness and Embodiment; MA in European Philosophy; MA in Philosophy and Literature.     The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in either of the two relevant areas and will have proven teaching skills in either of these areas. The person appointed will be expected to contribute significantly to research and teaching in either Philosophy of Mind (broadly understood) or Post-Kantian European Philosophy, but also work closely with colleagues in the School from all areas of Philosophy.   

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar Salary scale: €58,206 - €92,172 per annum Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines  

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 27th of January 2023.   Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.   Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: https://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4media/Academic%20Contract.pdf.

How to apply
Application type Online
NOTE: To apply, only a CV and Cover Letter (and the UCD online application form) are required. Other documents might be required at a later stage of shortlisting. 1. Applicants: Go to https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ . 2. Click ‘Search jobs for EXTERNAL applicants’. Then select ‘Academic’, ‘Philosophy’. 3. * First time users must register for an account: Click ‘Register’; complete the form, & click ‘Register’. 4. To apply then click ‘Apply’ on vacancy list, or click ‘Job Specs’ and ‘Apply for Job’. (For further information on UCD's e-application process, go to https://www.ucd.ie/hr/hrhelpdesk/ . HR Administrator: Ella Mikkonen.)
Web address to apply https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/
Hard deadline January 27, 2023, 5:00pm IST
Web address for more information https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/
Contact name Prof. James O'Shea, School of Philosophy
Contact email
Time created December 30, 2022, 7:38pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 27, 2023, 5:00pm IST
Expired on January 28, 2023, 5:46pm IST
Last updated March 30, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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