Associate Professor (or Professorship) in Philosophy
Faculty of Philosophy in association with Somerville College, University of Oxford
|Job category||Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|AOC||Normative ethics and core theoretical philosophy (philosophy of language/mind/metaphysics/epistemology|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
|Organization's reference number||F2QDO7H|
|Location||Oxford, England, United Kingdom|
|Start date||1 September 2024|
Somerville College and the Faculty of Philosophy are recruiting an Associate Professor or Professor of Philosophy, with an area of specialisation in metaethics, to start from 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.
In addition to an area of specialisation in metaethics, the successful candidate will also have at least an area of competence in normative ethics and an additional area of competence in some field within core theoretical philosophy (philosophy of language/mind/metaphysics/epistemology).
This is a joint appointment: the person appointed to the Associate Professorship or Professorship will also be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Somerville College. The combined University and College salary will be on a scale from £52,815 to £70,918 per annum (as at 1 August 2023).
The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in the field of Philosophy, or a closely related field and will have a proven research record of international standing appropriate to the candidate’s career stage, including some research in Metaethics, with evidence of potential for producing further research distinguished in its originality, significance, and rigour. They will be an excellent teacher at undergraduate and graduate level, have the interpersonal skills necessary to engage with students and colleagues at all levels and will participate in the administration of Somerville College and the Faculty of Philosophy.
Enquiries may be made to the Senior Tutor of Somerville College, Dr Stephen Rayner directly [email protected] , or the Chair of the Philosophy Faculty Board, Professor Ursula Coope ([email protected] ). All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) 11 December 2023.
Please quote reference F2QDO7H on all correspondence.
Applicants should ensure that their referees send letters by the same deadline.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/somerville_college...|
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|Hard deadline||December 11, 2023, 12:00pm BST|
|Web address for more information||https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/somerville_college...|
|Contact name||Dr Stephen Rayner|
|Time created||November 9, 2023, 3:56pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 11, 2023, 12:00pm BST|
|Last updated||November 9, 2023, 3:56pm UTC|
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