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Teaching Associate (EXPIRED)

Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Science
AOS categories Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
AOC Philosphy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number JN11464
Location Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Start date 1 September 2017
Job description

Applications are invited for a 2-year teaching associate position, designed to provide additional teaching in the philosophy of science while Drs Anna Alexandrova, Marta Halina and Stephen John participate in the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI).

Candidates will be expected to teach general philosophy of science, and ability to teach medical ethics and philosophy of cognitive science at the undergraduate level may be an advantage. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in philosophy of science (and will hold a PhD certificate) before taking up the post.

The role holder will help support and maintain the Department's national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will contribute to the lecturing, supervising, examination and administration of courses for both undergraduate and graduate students in the Department. The candidate should be prepared to deliver lectures and supervise written work on a broad range of topics in the philosophy of science. The position has a significant research component; it is expected that the holder of the position will have ample time to devote to research. The position will start on 1 September 2017, and will include an initial 6-month probation period.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Shortlisting: end-March 2017 Interviews: mid-April 2017

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

How to apply
Application type Online
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/12937. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Applicants are able to upload a maximum of three documents. These should be arranged as follows: 1.) cover letter, curriculum vitae and full list of publications combined into one document. Please include weblinks or doi's for your publications, where possible, 2.) details of teaching experience and research interests, 3.) two samples of original written work. If you are unable to upload your work samples, please email these as attachments to hpsjobs@hermes.cam.ac.uk, ensuring that you include your surname in the email subject line and in the file names.
Web address to apply http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/12937/
Email to apply
Hard deadline March 23, 2017, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/
Contact name Tamara Hug
Contact email
Contact phone 01223 334540
Time created February 21, 2017, 8:21am EST
Scheduled expiry date March 23, 2017, 11:59pm BST
Expired on March 25, 2017, 12:46am BST
Last updated May 24, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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