Lecturer A in Philosophy

Birkbeck, University of London - Academic

The Department of Philosophy at Birkbeck is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with research expertise in Ancient Greek Philosophy or in a non-Western philosophical tradition. The successful candidate must be able to provide undergraduate teaching of core philosophical questions in Ancient Greek philosophy.

The successful candidate will also be expected to be engaged in advanced research and must be able to provide research-led teaching at all levels. Research or teaching competence in some area of either ethics, social philosophy, feminist philosophy, philosophy of race, philosophy of religion, or medieval philosophy would also be welcome.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an internationally excellent research record, commensurate with their career stage; the ability to deliver excellent teaching at undergraduate and graduate level; and a willingness and ability to undertake relevant administrative tasks. The possession of a PhD or equivalent prior to appointment would be desirable.

For further information about the Department of Philosophy at Birkbeck, please visit the following website: www.bbk.ac.uk/philosophy/about-us

Further Information

This post is full time, 35 hours per week (1.0 FTE) and open-ended. The salary quoted above is on the College's London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. The initial salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 3 years. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 22 January 2017.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 16 March 2017.

For further information on this opportunity contact Professor Hallvard Lillehammer, Assistant Dean (Email:h.lillehammer@bbk.ac.uk). A link to the PDF document containing the job description and person specification is below.

Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, operating the Two Ticks scheme, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.

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