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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Temporary Lectureship in Logic, Epistemology or Metaphysics of Mind, London (U.K.)

Lecturer in Philosophy

Reference Number11158LocationLondon, 
BloomsburySchool/DepartmentPhilosophyPosition TypeFixed termHours35Salary 
from/to34307 - 34307

We seek to appoint a philosopher with outstanding teaching and research 
potential. The successful candidate will have expertise within two or more 
of Logic, Epistemology, Metaphysics of Mind.

You will be able to offer research supervision up to doctoral level in 
your area of specialization, and also to contribute teaching to 
undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses.

It is expected that you have a PhD in a relevant subject area or be very 
close to completion. It is desirable that you have a track record in 
research, and some experience of teaching at first-degree level. Effective 
communication skills are essential, as are willingness and competence in 
carrying out the duties of the Department.

This post is tenable for seven months from 1 January 2014.

Salary: 34,307 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

For full details, or to apply, please visit and enter 
the reference number. If you have difficulties accessing this site, please 
e-mail, citing the reference in the subject 

The closing date for completed applications is 15 November 2013.

Presentations to the Department, and interviews, will take place on 3 
December 2013.

Informal inquiries about this post may be directed to the Acting Assistant 
Dean of the Department of Philosophy, Professor Hallvard Lillehammer,

Birkbeck is committed to providing the highest quality academic and 
working environment where all staff, students, visitors and contractors 
are employed, welcomed, respected and treated in a consistent and 
non-discriminatory manner. This approach will be applied irrespective of 
race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or faith, 
political belief and social status.