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Teaching Fellow in Philosophy

Oxford Brookes University

Location: Oxford
Salary: £34,980 rising annually to £38,205 pro rata for part time
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th June 2024
Closes: 1st July 2024
Job Ref: 166719

Fixed term 12 months, 0.25 fractional contract

The School of Education, Humanities and Languages seeks to appoint a one-year fixed-term part-time (0.25) Teaching Fellow in Philosophy. The successful candidate will have the capacity to teach the modules Philosophy as a Way of Life, Continental Philosophy of Religion, Thinking in Dark Times, and contribute to the modules Ethics for the 21st Century and Philosophical Voices. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy and excellent teaching experience.
 
In addition to teaching, you will participate in recruitment activities, offer pastoral support to a diverse body of students, and have a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment.
 
You will be given training, support, mentoring and opportunities for Professional Development.
 
Oxford Brookes University is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and is currently undergoing a multi-million-pound campus redevelopment programme. Its School of Education, Humanities and Languages offers a dynamic and supportive environment for teaching and research. Alongside Philosophy the School teaches degree programmes in History of Art, History, the Liberal Arts, English, Theatre and Creative Writing, Languages, Education, and Communication, Media and Culture. This ambitious, friendly School offers a stimulating home for the right candidate.
 
You will be responsible for:
  • delivering beginner to advanced undergraduate modules in Philosophy through face-to-face teaching
  • administering undergraduate teaching.
You should have:
  • a PhD in Philosophy or closely related discipline, or close to completion
  • experience of teaching Philosophy at undergraduate level
  • excellent team-working and communication skills.
To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www.brookes.ac.uk/job-vacancies/working-at-brookes.
 
At Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.
 
As a Disability Confident Employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.
 
This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.
 
To apply:
Please complete  the online application form. Please submit an up-to-date CV, publications list and a personal statement, which includes examples of how your skills and experience meet each of the selection criteria in the person specification. We suggest that you use each of the criteria in the personal statement document as subheadings and write a paragraph(s) explaining how you meet that criterion with an example(s) to demonstrate this.
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