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Associate Professorship (Or Professorship) In Philosophy

University of Oxford - Worcester College

Location: Oxford
Salary: £47,263 to £63,463 p.a
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th February 2019
Closes: 18th March 2019

Salary range: £47,263 – £63,463 p.a. plus allowances, including a housing allowance of £9,096 p.a. for non-resident fellows, or College housing. An additional salary payment of £2,754 per annum would be payable upon award of the title of full Professor (without change to the duties of the post). 

Worcester College, Walton Street, Oxford, OX1 2HB 

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter 555, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG 

The Faculty of Philosophy wishes to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Philosophy, in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Worcester College. The Area of Specialization is Analytic Philosophy, but it is desirable that applicants have at least an Area of Competence in Feminist Philosophy, or an interest in developing one.  An appointed candidate with such an area of competence will also be expected to play an active role in helping to develop Feminist Philosophy as a subject of study in the University. This post is available, ideally from 1 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a permanent appointment (subject to initial probation). 

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced research and must be able to provide research-led teaching and supervision at all levels, undergraduate and graduate. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide small-group undergraduate teaching for Worcester College, in the form of tutorials, on a range of subjects at both introductory and advanced levels. 

Candidates must demonstrate a research record of international standing appropriate to the stage of their career; the ability to deliver excellent teaching; the ability to supervise graduate students; and a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of Worcester and of the University. Candidates should hold a completed doctorate, or a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position, in Philosophy or a closely related field. 

For full details of the post, eligibility, and the application process, please visit  The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 18 March 2019. 

In 2017 the Governing Body of Worcester College made a formal commitment to building a more socially and culturally diverse academic community. As part of our diversity strategy, we are actively seeking excellent candidates from groups which are under-represented on our academic staff: black and minority ethnic candidates, and women of all ethnicities.

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