Teaching Fellow in Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
|AOS||Social and Political Philosophy|
Social and Political Philosophy
|AOC||Applied Ethics, Ethics|
|Organization's reference number||039332|
|Location||Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Start date||September 1, 2017|
The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Philosophy. The post-holder will be responsible for preparing and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, primarily in relation to Social and Political Philosophy. This may include introductory, advanced and masters level teaching (including online provision), as well as assessment at all levels, including the provision of detailed feedback to students.
The post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term for 10 months (1 September 2017 - 30 June 2018).
Salary: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum.
Preparing, teaching and assessing at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Philosophy, especially in social and political philosophy.
Assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the provision of detailed feedback to students. (25%)
Sharing in the administrative responsibilities of the subject area. The appointee will be expected to play a part in the collegiate life of the Philosophy subject area and the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. (5%)
Planning and Organising
Preparing, organising, delivering, and assessing relevant undergraduate and postgraduate courses and meeting relevant deadlines. This may include the provision of training and guidance to tutors.
Deciding on the best way to deal with student queries, including when to approach other key School contacts for further support.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Needed for the Job
Job Context and any other relevant information
Details of the Teaching Fellow’s teaching responsibilities will be worked out with the Head of Philosophy within the contracted hours. The department offers a range of honours and MSc courses in moral and political philosophy. We would expect the post holder to teach in these areas.
The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application. The online system allows you to submit a CV and other attachments.
The closing date is 5.00 pm (GMT) on 17th April 2017.
|How to apply|
Search for Teaching Fellow in Philosophy or Vacancy Ref 039332.
|Web address to apply||https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/e...|
|Hard deadline||April 17, 2017, 5:00pm BST|
|Web address for more information||http://www.ed.ac.uk/ppls/philosophy|
|Contact name||Matthew Chrisman|
|Time created||March 17, 2017, 12:02pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||April 17, 2017, 5:00pm BST|
|Last updated||March 20, 2017, 4:20am EST|
|Last update notification||
The previously listed "Job Description" and "Job Context" erroneously listed the wrong AOS. The AOS is Social and Political Philosophy.
March 20, 2017, 3:56am EST
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