Jesus College, Oxford invites applications for a fixed-term four-hour Career Development Lecturership in Philosophy from 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2019 (with the possibility of renewal for a further year). The successful candidate must be able to teach the introductory Logic course taken by first-year undergraduates in joint schools involving philosophy such as PPE and Philosophy and Theology. Ability to teach one or more of the following core papers is also desirable: Philosophy of Religion; Early Modern Philosophy; Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics; Plato’s Republic; General Philosophy (an introductory course on metaphysics and epistemology); Knowledge and Reality. In addition, he or she will be expected to set and mark College examinations, to participate in the routine administration of Philosophy, to take part in undergraduate admissions, and to assist in the pastoral care of undergraduates reading the subject.
Candidates should have a strong educational background, with a good first degree in Philosophy and should be close to completion of or have obtained a doctorate in Philosophy in the last 3 years. Some teaching experience would be an advantage. The salary for the post is on a scale from £8,684- £9,767 p.a. (in 2016-17 terms) depending on qualifications and experience, and membership of USS is offered. The lecturer may take lunch and dinner free of charge during weeks 0 to 9 of each term. A research allowance and teaching book allowance are offered, as well as access to a teaching room. Mentoring will also be provided.
Further particulars and details of how to apply are available using the link below. The closing date is 26 June 2017 and it is expected that interviews will take place on 10 July 2017.
Jesus College, Oxford, is an equal opportunities employer.