Teaching Fellow in Philosophy

University of Southampton
May 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£34,980 to £42,978
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Contract Type:Fixed Term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Teaching Fellow in Philosophy Philosophy

Location: Avenue Campus Salary: £34,980 to £42,978 Per annum Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months Closing Date: Thursday 16 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2698824AR

The University of Southampton seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Philosophy for 12 months from September 2024.

The Philosophy Department at Southampton has an excellent reputation for teaching and research. We were ranked 6th in REF2021 by overall GPA and 1st equal for impact. 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, 2023) and top 15 in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2023).

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy or a related subject, and proven teaching skills. They will be enthusiastic and flexible in contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in a research-led curriculum, and will be keen to participate fully in the intellectual and academic activities of a lively and committed department which prizes collegiality very highly. We welcome applications from those with research background and teaching competences in any area of Philosophy. It is expected that the successful candidate will be asked to teach our 1st and 2nd year philosophy of religion modules.

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity by attracting, developing and retaining staff from many different backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been under-represented in the University, including but not limited to: people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities. 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 and a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Philosophy, Prof. Jonathan Way ([email protected]). For information on other staff in the department, see here. For information on our programmes, see here.

Please include a CV and writing sample with your application.

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  • As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


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