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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Associate Professorship in Philosophy (analytic philosophy informed by the social and/or natural sciences), London (U.K.)

Associate Professor

 London School of Economics and Political Science -Department of 
Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

 Salary: 60,080 - 73,778 (pay award pending) per annum inclusive

 We are looking to recruit an Associate Professor in Philosophy.

 We welcome applications from candidates with research specialisations in 
any area of philosophy, though their interests should fit with the type of 
analytic philosophy informed by the social and/or natural sciences for 
which the Department is noted.

 The successful candidate will be expected to contribute actively to the 
teaching portfolio of the BSc and MSc programmes provided by the 
Department, to carry out research leading to publication in top journals, 
attract external funding, and take on regular academic administration 

 The successful candidate should have a PhD in philosophy or in a related 
field. He or she should have excellent written and oral communication 
skills, relevant teaching experience, and an outstanding research track 
record and trajectory.

 The other criteria for this post can be found on the person specification 
which is attached to this vacancy on the LSEs online recruitment system.

 The post will start on 1 September 2014.

 To apply for this post please:

      go to the apply button below or directly via
      Please indicate in your CV at least three referees whom we may contact 
and indicate one writing sample which you would like us to consider.
      If your writing sample is unpublished please send a copy to

 The closing date for the receipt of applications is 13 December 2013 
(midnight, UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late