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Lecturer in Philosophy of Mind / Epistemology (EXPIRED)

The Department of Philosophy , University of Bristol (UK)

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC epistemology
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number ACAD102686
Location Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Job description

Lecturer in Philosophy of Mind / Epistemology

Job number: ACAD102686

Division/School: School of Arts

Contract type: Open ended contract staff

Working pattern: Full time

Salary: £36,001 - £40,523 per annum

Location: Bristol, UK

The Department of Philosophy is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the philosophy of mind and/or epistemology, broadly construed to include: epistemology, formal epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience. The University invites applications from candidates who have an outstanding record of research or research potential in this area.

The Department of Philosophy is known for the high quality of its research and teaching and there are thriving interdisciplinary links with arts, social and natural sciences, law, medicine and medical humanities. In recent years the department has been highly successful in attracting grant income and hosts several active research projects and a number of postdoctoral researchers.

The undergraduate community is diverse with a number of joint honours programmes as well as a large single honours programme and eight successful and growing taught master’s programmes. We also have a large number of PhD students, creating a thriving community of students and researchers. A significant number of our recent research students have gone on to prestigious postdoctoral positions and permanent posts. Members of the department are active in various forms of outreach, public engagement, impact work, and widening participation.

The candidate will be expected to develop an internationally leading independent research programme as well as working in collaboration with other researchers in philosophy and the rest of the University.

The candidate is expected to work with colleagues to develop research and teaching across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. With its highly collaborative and supportive environment, the department is looking to appoint a collegial and energetic person who will form relationships in teaching and research with colleagues, as well as contribute to the life of the department across a range of areas.

The department is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/philosophy/about/equality-and-diversity/) and we especially welcome applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in academic philosophy.

Closing date for applications is: 11:59pm Sunday 25 June 2017.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details.html?nP...
Hard deadline June 25, 2017, 11:59pm BST
Web address for more information http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details.html?nP...
Time created June 9, 2017, 8:00am EST
Scheduled expiry date June 25, 2017, 11:59pm BST
Expired on June 27, 2017, 12:46am BST
Last updated August 26, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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