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Lecturer

Department of Philosophy, University of the Witwatersrand

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Preference may be given to candidates able to teach African philosophy and/or philosophy of Mind
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Start date July 2017 or January 2018
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of the Witwatersrand is looking to appoint a permanent position at the rank of lecturer, commencing July 2017 or January 2018. The post is open to candidates who are specializing in any area of philosophy, though preference may be given to candidates researching in, or able to teach, African Philosophy and/or Philosophy of Mind. Candidates should possess a PhD or be in the final stages of completing their PhD.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach large and diverse classes in all years of study, cooperate with colleagues in advancing the objectives of the Department, and contribute actively to the intellectual and administrative life of the Department and University.

Candidates should show promise as a productive researcher and effective teacher and administrator.

Commencement of a publication career will be advantageous.

The Department is committed to making an appointment that will contribute to their demographic representation amongst academic staff.

Remuneration: A competitive salary with excellent benefits will be offered, dependent on qualifications and experience.

The University is committed to employment equity.  Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.  The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.

Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.  The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Submit a letter of motivation, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses) Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job” External applicants are invited to apply, by registering profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.
Web address to apply https://irec.wits.ac.za
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: February 28, 2017, 12:00am SAST
Hard deadline February 28, 2017, 11:59pm SAST
Contact
Web address for more information https://irec.wits.ac.za/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=/oracl...
Contact name Lucy Allais
Contact email
Contact phone +27760253224
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Time created February 13, 2017, 8:09am EST
Scheduled expiry date February 28, 2017, 11:59pm SAST
Last updated February 13, 2017, 8:09am EST
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