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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research & Teaching Associate in Philosophy of Science (1y), Cambridge, U.K

Research and Teaching Associate in Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge -Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Limit of tenure: 1 year

Applications are invited for a 1-year teaching and research associate in the 
philosophy of science. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD (and 
will hold a PhD certificate) before taking up the post and will be expected to 
contribute fully to the lecturing, supervising, examination and administration 
of courses for both undergraduate and graduate students in the Department. The 
position will start as soon as possible and not after 1 January 2014, and will 
be supported by a 6-month probation period.

Please complete Parts 1 and 3 of the University's CHRIS6 application form Please also 
provide a cover letter; an up-to-date CV; a list of publications; details of 
teaching experience; and 2 samples of original written work.

The individual documents should be combined into a single file which should be 
submitted by email to Please include your surname in 
the file name. For shortlisted candidates, references will be taken up prior to 
interview unless you advise that you do not wish us to do this.

For further particulars please visit our website Further 
information about the Department can also be found at this site. Informal 
enquiries may be made to the Administrator (tel: 01223 334540, email:

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the Department in mid/late-September, 
where they will be asked to give a short talk (20 minutes) as part of the 
interview process. Interviews will be carried out in person where possible, but 
where this is impractical then interview via videoconference may be possible.

Quote Reference: JN30852

Closing Date: 30 August 2013

Interview Date(s): mid/late September

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.