Lecturer in Philosophy

University of Southampton

United Kingdom

May 20, 2022

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Lecturer in Philosophy Philosophy

Location: Avenue Campus Salary: £39,739 to £50,296 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Friday 20 May 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 1798422AR

The University of Southampton seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Philosophy on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Philosophy Department at Southampton has an excellent reputation for teaching and research. We are based within the School of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and have close interdisciplinary links with other members of the School and the wider University. The University of Southampton has a global reputation for its ability to work collaboratively in delivering world-class education, research and innovation that makes a proven impact on society's greatest challenges. It is a founding member of the Russell Group, a top 100 global university (QS World Rankings, 2022) and top 15 in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2022).

The successful candidate will show outstanding potential as a philosopher, will be enthusiastic and flexible in contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and will be keen to participate fully in the intellectual and academic activities of a lively and committed department which prizes collegiality very highly. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy by the date of appointment as well as proven teaching skills. The AOS and AOC for the post are open. But the ability to teach business ethics and/or the philosophy of humanities and social sciences may be an advantage, as may be the capacity of applicants' research to have impact beyond the academy.

The successful candidate must be able to take up the post by Monday 26th September 2022.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Philosophy, Prof. Denis McManus (mcmanus@soton.ac.uk).

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity by attracting, developing and retaining staff from many different backgrounds to promote an inclusive environment. Philosophy at Southampton subscribes to the BPA/SWIP Best Practice scheme; and the University of Southampton is proud to have been awarded an institutional Athena Swan silver award which underpins our pledge to improve equality for women.

Application Procedure

Please include a covering letter, a full CV and a sample of written work in your application.

You should submit your completed online application form at https: // jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk Please quote reference 1798422AR on all correspondence.

Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

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