Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

Staffordshire University

United Kingdom

June 22, 2021


Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Philosophy School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Location: Stoke campus Salary: £34,804 to £49,553 per annum Tenure: Permanent Release Date: Friday 28 May 2021 Closing Date: Tuesday 22 June 2021 Reference: DTA20-15

Who is Staffordshire University?

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

About the role

Staffordshire University is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Philosophy. Philosophy sits within the School of Digital, Technologies and Arts and has a focus on postgraduate teaching and research. The area of specialization for the post is open but the successful candidate must be able to contribute to research led teaching and curriculum development in continental philosophy at postgraduate level in one or more of the following areas: philosophical engagements with nature and science, phenomenology, Nietzsche and post-Nietzschean philosophy. Experience in the supervision of postgraduate research is desirable.

Candidates should hold a PhD and be able to demonstrate a research profile appropriate to the grade of appointment. They must be committed to providing high quality teaching and experience in the use of virtual learning platforms is desirable.

If you wish to make an informal enquiry about the post, please contact Prof David Webb: d.a.webb@staffs.ac.uk.

Applications should include a brief covering letter (no more than two pages, summarising your background and suitability for the role, including a brief summary of your research interests and teaching experience), and a CV (giving details of education, career to date, publications, teaching experience and any other information relevant to the person specification).

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans
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