Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Philosophy

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Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Philosophy

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford in association with St Hilda’s College, Oxford

Salary range: £48,114 - £64,605 p.a. plus allowances, including a housing allowance of £8,421 p.a. An additional salary payment of £2,804 per annum would be payable upon award of title of full Professor (without change to the duties of the post).

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 31 January 2020


The Faculty of Philosophy wishes to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Philosophy, in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at St Hilda’s College. The successful candidate will have an Area of Specialization within Philosophy of Metaethics or in Meta-and Normative Ethics, together with a broad range of philosophical interests. This post is available from 1 September 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a permanent appointment (subject to initial probation).

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced research and must be able to provide research-led teaching and supervision at all levels, undergraduate and graduate. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide small-group undergraduate teaching for St Hilda’s College, in the form of tutorials, on a range of subjects at both introductory and advanced levels. 

Candidates must demonstrate a research record of international standing appropriate to the stage of their career; the ability to deliver excellent teaching; the ability to supervise graduate students; and a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of St Hilda’s College and of the University. Candidates should hold a completed doctorate, or a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position, in Philosophy or a closely related field. 

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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