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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Tutorial Fellowship in Philosophy, Oxford (U.K.)

Tutorial Fellowship in Philosophy in Association with a University Lecturership (CUF) in Philosophy

Tutorial Fellowship in Philosophy in Association with a University Lecturership (CUF) in Philosophy

Candidates who have already applied for the University Lecturership (CUF) and Tutorial Fellowship in Philosophy at Corpus Christi College and who also wish to apply for this post must submit a new covering letter. 
Candidates can ask for some or all of their CV, writing samples, and letters of reference to be used again in the application for the University Lecturership (CUF) and Tutorial Fellowship in Philosophy at Magdalen College, but candidates may choose to submit new materials if they wish, and may choose to ask their referees to renew their letters in light of the further particulars for this post. New covering letters, new materials, and requests to re-use materials should be sent before the closing date to

Magdalen College and the Faculty of Philosophy propose to appoint to a Tutorial Fellowship in Philosophy in association with a University Lecturership (CUF), with effect from 1 October 2011.

It is a requirement of this post that the successful candidate be able to provide research-led teaching, undergraduate and graduate, in one or more
of: moral philosophy; epistemology; metaphysics; philosophy of language; philosophy of mind. The successful candidate will be expected to provide teaching for the College, in the form of tutorials, on a range of introductory (i.e., first-year) and advanced (i.e., second-year and
beyond) Philosophy subjects for undergraduates. Candidates should refer to the further particulars for full details of the teaching requirements for this post.

Candidates should normally have received the degree of PhD by 1 October 2011, or at least have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by that date. Alternatively, candidates who do not meet this requirement may be considered if they have attained a comparable level of publication.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a research record of international standing appropriate to the stage of his or her career; the ability to provide excellent tutorial teaching and to give lectures and classes; the ability to act as an examiner; the ability to supervise graduate students; and a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of both the College and the University.

The combined College and University salary for this post will be on a scale up to 57,201 per annum (as at 1 August 2010). Additional College allowances are available as set out in the further particulars. The postholder will have an office in Magdalen College.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be downloaded here
(PDF) or here

Applications must be submitted by email to the Administrator of the Philosophy Faculty no later than 12.00 noon on Thursday 20 January 2011. 
Magdalen College and the University of Oxford are Equal Opportunities Employers