Lecturer in Philosophy


University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£41,732 - £46,974 per annum

Job Highlights
  • The University is globally renowned for the high quality of its teaching and for its leading edge research.
  • The University of Bristol’s Department of Philosophy wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Philosophy.
  • This is a full-time, open-ended position with fixed funding for 3 years on Pathway 3 (primary responsibility for teaching, rather than research).
Job Requirements/Description

The role

The University of Bristol’s Department of Philosophy wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Philosophy. This is a full-time, open-ended position with fixed funding for 3 years on Pathway 3 (primary responsibility for teaching, rather than research). The appointee must have teaching and supervision competency in Epistemology and Philosophy of Technology/AI. This should include the ability to teach our second-year units Epistemology and Philosophy in the Digital Age. The appointee must be able to to supervise final-year essay projects on a broad range of philosophical topics and have the ability to provide general academic advice/support to students. Competency in Philosophy of Mind and/or Philosophy of Science is desirable.

What will you be doing?

  • Teach on undergraduate and postgraduate units in the area competency at all levels, in particular on the units Epistemology and Philosophy in the Digital Age.
  • Teaching tasks will include: preparing and effectively delivering lectures; prepare and leading teaching in small groups; contributing to the delivery of teaching and learning activities which effectively incorporate engagement and knowledge exchange; setting and marking coursework, examinations and other assessment tasks in a timely fashion and to an appropriate standard.
  • Supervise final-year essay projects on a broad range of philosophical topics.
  • Act as personal tutor to undergraduate students and support their learning.

You should apply if

  • Your area of specialization is Epistemology and Philosophy of Technology/AI.
  • You are able to evidence the ability teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in your areas of competency on all levels.
  • You are able to evidence the ability to supervise final-year essays on a broad range of philosophical topics.
  • You are able to evidence the ability to act as a personal tutor and to support students in their learning.
University of Bristol
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£41,732 - £46,974 per annum

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