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Lighthill Debates

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Lectureship in Theories of Knowledge and Philosophy of Language, Sydney, AUSTRALIA


The University of Sydney is currently seeking a Lecturer in Philosophy 
(Theories of Knowledge, Philosophy of Language). For more information and 
to apply, visit 
sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by 
the reference number 2333/1013.

LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY
 
(THEORIES OF KNOWLEDGE, PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE)
 
DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND 
HISTORICAL INQUIRY FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES REFERENCE NO. 
2333/1013


    * Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
    * Excellent career development opportunities
    * Full-time, continuing: 4K - 4K p.a. (including salary, leave 
loading and up to 17% super)

 The University of Sydney is Australia's premier university with an 
outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and 
employs over 7,300 permanent staff supporting over 50,000 students. The 
University of Sydney's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud 
history and tradition of intellectual rigour. It offers one of the most 
comprehensive and diverse range of humanities and social science studies 
in the Asia Pacific, and a vibrant research and teaching environment.

 The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of four 
schools in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, made up of the 
departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and 
Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an 
exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array 
of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the 
leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as 
regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.

 Philosophy at the University of Sydney has research strengths in 
philosophy of science, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, 
philosophical logic, metaethics, ethics, decision theory, American 
pragmatism, feminist philosophy and metaphysics.

 The School invites applications for the position of Lecturer (equivalent 
to a U.S. Assistant Professor) in theories of knowledge or philosophy of 
language. The successful applicant will possess a PhD in philosophy, be a 
skillful teacher and have demonstrated research expertise in one or both 
of the advertised areas through high-quality publications. The appointee 
will be responsible for teaching introductory units of study, as well as 
specialised higher-level courses, and supervising doctoral and other 
postgraduate research in the relevant specialist field.

 The position is continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory 
probation period for new appointees. The expected commencement date is mid 
2014.

 Remuneration package Lecturer (Academic Level B): 4,644 to 4,263 
(which includes a base salary ,426 to 5,004 p.a., leave loading and 
up to 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

 CLOSING DATE:  2 December 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)

 The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, 
diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and 
women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a 
scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 
staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.