Lecturers in Philosophy (Education & Research)

University of Exeter - Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology

We are recruiting three lecturers with expertise in any area of philosophy, although special consideration will be given to candidates whose research interests complement those of the Department, including culture, consciousness, mind, ethics, the arts, science and technology. It is expected that you will play leading roles in the development and delivery of the Department’s Philosophy curriculum across core and optional modules.

SPA is a vibrant interdisciplinary unit with a well-established track record in internationally leading research. It was ranked 4th in REF 2104 (when power is taken into account; 100% of research staff were submitted). It is host to the Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences (EGENIS), a world-renowned centre for the philosophy, history and social studies of biology, biomedicine, data science and cognitive science.

You will hold a PhD in Philosophy and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of Philosophy research. You will be able to demonstrate: a strong programme of research that has international recognition; a record in attracting research funding, or a potential to attract funding; an ability to work within an inter-disciplinary department and to develop research links across specialisms; a willingness to engage in continuous professional development; the ability to develop and use a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning; a commitment to delivering the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; and enthusiasm for the supervision of research students.

These are full-time posts and it is expected that they will be available from 1 September 2018 on a permanent basis.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research.
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly.
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development.
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.

For further information please contact Professor Sabina Leonelli: S.Leonelli@exeter.ac.uk

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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