Assistant Professor (81232-127)

University of Warwick - Department of Philosophy

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor post in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Warwick.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading philosophy departments, currently ranking 5th in the Complete University Guide and 7th in the Times and Sunday Times University Guide. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), the Department was ranked 1st in the UK for the quality of its research and 4th overall.

The successful candidate will join an ambitious department that is well-regarded internationally. We are committed to a research-led approach to teaching and to providing our staff with an environment that supports developing their research and their teaching to the highest level.

Applications are welcome from candidates with the ability to produce world-class research in an area of philosophy that supports the activities of the Department and with a dedication to provide an exceptional level of education to our undergraduate and postgraduate students.

We are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in aesthetics, philosophy of mind and epistemology (including formal epistemology), or post-Kantian continental philosophy. We also have teaching needs in ancient philosophy and we welcome applications from candidates with research and teaching interests outside of the Western philosophical tradition.

The University of Warwick is an equal opportunity employer and we welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their gender, race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. The Department of Philosophy holds an Athena Swan Bronze award and the University of Warwick holds an institutional Silver Award: a national initiative that recognizes the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia.

Skills/Experience required:

  • A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in Philosophy.
  • An excellent publication record, commensurate with the career stage, in an area which supports the activities of the department and a clear strategy for the REF 2021.
  • A commitment to securing research funding.
  • A strategy for generating non-academic impact.
  • A record of teaching excellence.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and a willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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