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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

College Lectureship in Philosophy, Oxford (U.K.),_trinity_college

Career-Development College Lecturership in Philosophy, Trinity College


Career-Development College Lecturership in Philosophy

Applications are invited for a Career-Development College Lecturership in 
Philosophy for 2013-2015, which may be renewed for one final year from 
2015-16. The successful candidate will be required to teach up to four 
hours per week during full term; they will also be expected to play an 
active part in the organisation of the subject, in collaboration with Dr 
Anil Gomes, the College's Fellow in Philosophy. The teaching required will 
include at least two of the following Prelims and Mods papers: Elementary 
Logic, General Philosophy, Moral Philosophy; and at least two of the 
following FHS papers: Ethics, History of Philosophy from Descartes to 
Kant, Knowledge and Reality. The ability to teach any of the following 
papers is desirable though not essential: Philosophy of Science, 
Philosophy of Religion, The Philosophy of Logic and Language, Aesthetics.

Candidates should have an excellent educational background, with a good 
first degree and either have completed or be close to completing a 
doctorate in a relevant field of philosophy. They should also have the 
ability to teach high-achieving undergraduates via College tutorials and / 
or classes. Further particulars are available from the Faculty 
A curriculum vitae, with details of career, research and teaching 
experience and the completed application form, should be sent by email to 
the Academic Administrator 
by noon on 21 May 2013. Interviews will be held on 3 June 2013. Candidates 
are also required to ask two referees to send references in support of 
their application to the Academic Administrator 
by the closing date. Trinity College is an equal opportunity employer.