Leeds will be hiring two new positions in the upcoming hiring round, at either lecturer or senior lecturer level (for US readers: roughly equivalent to a tenured assistant prof and an associate prof, respectively). Details below.
University of Leeds
Faculty of Arts
Department of Philosophy
2 Lectureships/Senior Lectureships in Philosophy
(Available from 1 September 2010)
The Department of Philosophy is one of the largest Philosophy departments in the UK, with over 30 academic staff, a large intake of undergraduate and postgraduate students and a vigorous research culture. It received a maximum 24 in the last Teaching Quality evaluation and in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise 65% of our research was rated “world class” or “internationally excellent” (matching the percentage of leading UK philosophy departments such as Oxford and Cambridge). The Department has distinctive strengths in aesthetics, history and philosophy of science, metaphysics, and moral philosophy.
The ‘Area of Specialisation’ for this position is open, within Philosophy. Potential candidates are strongly advised to consult the department’s website for details of its research and teaching programmes.
The position will incorporate undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, some thesis supervision, and usual non-teaching duties. With a strong record of research publication, the successful candidate should be qualified to masters level or equivalent. A PhD prior to application and teaching experience are strongly preferred for a Lectureship and are essential for a position at Senior Lecturer level.
For general information see http://www.philosophy.leeds.ac.uk/
Lecturer – University Grade 7 (£32.458 – 35,469 p.a.) or University 8 (£36,532 – 43,622 p.a.) Senior Lecturer – University Grade 9 (£44,930 – 52,086 p.a.)
Informal enquiries to email@example.com or tel: +44 (0)113 343 3260
To download an application form and job details please visit http://www.leeds.ac.uk and click on ‘jobs’. Alternatively these may be obtained by email from firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: +44 (0)113 343 5771.
Job ref 318050 Closing date Wednesday 11th November 2009
Presentations and Interviews will take place on Monday and Tuesday 18th and 19th January 2010
Applicants should submit the completed application form, full CV, and a writing sample (of no longer than 25 pages) by the closing date of 11th November.