Departmental Lecturer in Ethics

University of Oxford - Faculty of Philosophy, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford

The Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, in association with Jesus College, intends to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Ethics to cover the teaching and other duties of the permanent post holder during a period of research leave. This post is tenable from 1 January 2018 for a fixed-term of 12 months.

The person appointed will be expected to provide undergraduate and graduate teaching in ethics. This will include designing and delivering 16 hours of lectures or graduate classes for the Faculty in each academic year, and undertaking 8 contact hours of tutorial or small group teaching for Jesus College per week. In addition, the appointed person will conduct research in ethics, and will undertake administration for the Faculty and the College including, but not limited to, participating in the annual admissions exercises and acting as assessor for undergraduate and graduate examinations. The precise configuration of duties and areas of teaching will be agreed on appointment.

The successful candidate should normally have received the degree of PhD or DPhil by 1 January 2018, or at least have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by that date, but candidates who do not meet this requirement may be considered, if they have attained a comparable level through their publications.

Candidates must have an outstanding research record appropriate to the stage of their career with evidence of, or evidence of potential for producing, significant research in the area of ethics. She or he must provide evidence of the ability to provide excellent teaching in the field and must have the ability and willingness to assume pastoral responsibilities associated with undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to act as an assessor at graduate and undergraduate level.

The person appointed will be provided with office space in Jesus College.

Applications must be made online. Applicants will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of their online application. To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please access the link below.

The deadline for all applications is 12.00 noon on 10 November 2017. Candidates should ask their referees to submit reference letters directly to: jobs@philosophy.ox.ac.uk no later than this date.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

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