AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Lectureship in Philosophy (expertise in logic), Belfast (U.K.)

Queen's University Belfast -School of Politics, International Studies and 

Applications are now sought for the following position from outstanding 
individuals with the desire and potential to undertake research in the 
relevant field, to teach at undergraduate and post graduate levels, and to 
contribute to the School's administration and outreach activity.

JOB PURPOSE: The person appointed will be required to undertake high 
quality teaching, examining and postgraduate supervision in an area that 
will enhance the unit's particular research strengths in the analytic 
tradition.  Although the area of specialization is open, research 
expertise in Epistemology, Language, Logic, Metaphysics or Mind is 

Ref: 13/102586

Closing date: Monday 13 May 2013

Anticipated interview dates: Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June 2013

Salary scale: 33,230 - 48,729 per annum (including contribution points)

Please click the link below to visit our website for further information 
and to apply online - or alternatively contact the Personnel Department, 
Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 90973044 FAX: (028) 
90971040 or e-mail on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on 
merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and 
particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.