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Lecturer in Philosophy

University of Hertfordshire - Humanities

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £33,199 pa pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd May 2019
Closes: 3rd July 2019
Job Ref: 021955

FTE 1.0 fte working 37 hours (or pro rata) per week

Duration of contract Six months

Salary £33,199pa pro rata with potential to progress to £39,609pa pro rata by annual increments

Location De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield 

Applications are invited for a temporary six-month Lectureship in Philosophy, as replacement for Dr Craig Bourne during his Mind Association Research Fellowship. 

Main duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching metaphysics, philosophy of language, ethics, and elementary logic within our undergraduate philosophy programme. 

Skills and Experience

You will be able to demonstrate previous teaching experience in a Higher Education environment and will be able to teach the specified Philosophy modules on our undergraduate programmes. You will be enthusiastic and motivated to teach, and have experience of working effectively both on your own and as part of a team. Part of your role will involve providing pastoral and academic support to students on our undergraduate programmes. 

Qualifications and memberships

You will hold a Doctorate in Philosophy or equivalent, and if not already a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy will be aiming to achieve this. 

Contact details / informal enquiries

For informal enquiries concerning this post, please contact Dr Brendan Larvor, Head of Philosophy:

Closing date 03 July 2019

Interview date 24 July 2019

Proposed start date 16 September 2019

Reference number 021955 

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave. 

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