Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social and Political Philosophy

The University of Edinburgh - Philosophy

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social and Political Philosophy.

The post holder will contribute distinguished teaching, research, public impact, and leadership in the field of Social and Political philosophy. It is essential that the successful candidate present a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of the area of activity, relative to career stage.

He or she will also demonstrate experience, achievement and outstanding potential reflected in a growing personal teaching, supervisory and public-impact portfolio.

The post holder will also be expected to play a full part in the collegial life of the Subject Area and the School.

There is an opportunity for appointment at senior lecturer level, for which the post holder will be expected to have demonstrated leadership experience and to contribute actively to the management of the subject area.

Salary: £39,992 - £47,722 p/a (Lectureship)/ £50,618 - £56,950 p/a (Senior Lectureship)

Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) 27th February 2018.

Interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing 26th March 2018. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates at least two week in advance.

Short-listed candidates will be required to give two presentations on their research and teaching to the department as well as an interview panel process. A full timetable will be issued in advance.

The department of Philosophy particularly welcomes applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the subject, including, but not limited to, women and ethnic minorities.

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