Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Non-Western Philosophy (NWP)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Dec 2021

Lecturer – Grade 8 - £42,149 - £50,296
Senior Lecturer – Grade 9 - £53,348 - £60,022

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to a lecturer/senior lecturer in Non- Western Philosophy (NWP) on a full, time open ended contract, into the Department of Philosophy.

The Opportunity:

Area of Specialism: Philosophical area outside the analytic canon. Possible areas include but are not limited to: Africana, Chinese, Decolonial, Indian, Indigenous, Islamic, Latin American.

Area of Competence: Open

The University of Edinburgh Philosophy Department seeks to appoint a philosopher with research interests and teaching expertise in an area outside the analytic canon. Possible areas include but are not limited to: Africana, Chinese, Decolonial, Indian, Indigenous, Islamic, Latin American. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent teaching, and present a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of the field, relative to career stage. The Department welcomes applications from candidates working across a broad range of philosophical traditions and methodologies.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Extensive experience of original research in Philosophy, supported by a relevant qualification (normally a PhD or equivalent).
  • A strong record of publication in high quality venues, relative to career stage.
  • Evidence of recent, sustained and developing research that meets standards of international excellence.
  • Evidence of experience in teaching, indicative of commitment to and potential for excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
  • Evidence of research and publication in philosophy that meets standards of world-leading excellence.
  • A proven track record in teaching leadership and curriculum development, indicative of excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and in the development of new courses and/or programmes at postgraduate and undergraduate levels.

Click here  for a copy of the full job description. In addition, please find a link to our recruitment pack  which provides full information on the role, the school and the full recruitment process for prospective applicants.

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page  for further information and use our reward calculator  to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Interviews will be held in approximately Late Jan/Early Feb 2022. We endeavour to give successful candidates two weeks’ notice ahead of interviews.

informal enquiries may be made to Professor Michael Gill head.of.philosophy@ed.ac.uk .  If you require this document in an alternative format please contact HR by email at HRHelpline@ed.ac.uk or by telephone on 0131 651 5151.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our right to work  webpages.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

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