Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Philosophy of Technology

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

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to a lecturer/senior lecturer in Technology, Broadly Construed on a full, time open ended contract, into the Department of Philosophy.

The Opportunity:

AOS: Philosophy of technology, broadly construed

Area of Competence: Open

The University of Edinburgh Philosophy Department seeks to appoint in philosophy of technology, broadly construed. Also desirable is expertise in one or more fields in which the department has additional needs, including but not limited to: philosophy of life sciences, environmental philosophy, aesthetics, and continental philosophy. 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.

PPLS welcomes applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the department, including, but not limited to, women and ethnic minorities.

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

We particularly welcome applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in Philosophy, including but not limited to women and ethnic minorities.

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.

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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