Departmental Lecturer in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

St Anne's College

Departmental Lecturer in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science in association with St Anne’s College

Faculty of Philosophy: Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford.

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

The Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, in association with St Anne’s College, intends to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in the Philosophy of Mind to cover the teaching and other duties of the permanent postholder while he takes up an appointment as a Visiting Research Scholar at Princeton University. This post is tenable from 1 October 2017 for a fixed-term of 22 months.

The person appointed will be expected to provide undergraduate and graduate teaching in Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Cognitive Science. This will include designing and delivering 16 hours of lectures or graduate classes for the Faculty in each academic year, and undertaking 8 contact hours of tutorial or small group teaching for St Anne’s College per week. In addition, the appointed person will conduct research in the area of Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, and will undertake administration for the Faculty and the College including, but not limited to, participating in the annual admissions exercises and acting as assessor for undergraduate and graduate examinations. The precise configuration of duties and areas of teaching will be agreed on appointment.

The successful candidate should normally have received the degree of PhD or DPhil by 1 October 2017, or at least have submitted a completed doctoral dissertation for examination by that date, but candidates who do not meet this requirement may be considered, if they have attained a comparable level through their publications.

Candidates must have an outstanding research record appropriate to the stage of their career with evidence of, or evidence of potential for producing, significant research in the area of Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science. She or he must provide evidence of the ability to provide excellent teaching in the area of Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Cognitive Science and must have the ability and willingness to assume pastoral responsibilities associated with undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to act as an assessor at graduate and undergraduate level.

The person appointed will be provided with office space in St Anne’s College.

Applications for this post are to be made online. Applicants will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of their online application. Further Particulars for the post, and information on how to apply, are available here.

The deadline for all applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 7 June 2017. Candidates should ask their referees to submit reference letters directly to jobs@philosophy.ox.ac.uk no later than this date.

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