Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics for Theology  

London (GB)
£36,356 per annum
05 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics for Theology  

Reports to:     Academic Dean  

Line management responsibilities:  none

Key relationships:   Academic Dean, Principal, Executive Team, Programme Leaders, Programme Administrators, Staff and Students.  

Job Summary:  

The role involves the following three main areas of work.

1. Teaching and supervision. In areas such as philosophy and ethics, the lecturer is responsible to the Academic Dean for:

  • Teaching, tutoring and supervising at all levels and modes of educational delivery;
  • supervising postgraduate research and commensurate attendant responsibilities and;
  • exercising basic pastoral care of students.

2. Research. In line with the post holder’s teaching field there is the expectation to:

  • maintain a viable, ongoing programme of research and
  • engage actively in the wider academic community, especially through high-level academic publishing. 3. Administration. The post holder is expected to undertake administration to facilitate the effective running of the academic programmes. 

Key tasks:

The following key tasks are indicative of the roles. The list is not exhaustive, and tasks may be amended, added or subtracted in response to changing requirements or in line with the skills and experience of the post-holder.

  • On-campus and online teaching and module leadership across all programmes
  • Supervising Level 6 student projects
  • Supervising L7 and L8 research
  • First marking of all modules taught and second marking of the equivalent number of modules
  • Conducting weekly tutorials in term time
  • Basic pastoral care of students 
  • In cooperation with the Engagement Team, interviewing prospective students
  • Attendance at and active participation in the Academic Board, Programme Boards of Study, Assessment Boards, Graduation and other educational events as required
  • Attendance at School events such as the Research Conference and the Laing Lecture
  • Any other reasonable duties as required by the Academic Dean.    

Terms and Conditions of Employment 
Salary:  £36,356 per annum

Hours:  This is a full-time post, i.e. 35 hours per week minimum

Holidays: 27 days per year

Pension:  Eligible to join contributory School Pension Scheme

Probation: Twelve months  

Notice: During the twelve-month probationary period, one week’s notice may be given in writing on either side. After this period, three calendar months’ notice on either side is required. 
Occupational Requirement: there is an occupational requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010: Part 1, Schedule 9. 
Application Process and Closing Date  
Further information can be obtained from the HR Manager, Karen Minashi: recruitment@lst.ac.uk  
Applicants should send the following to the HR Manager as pdf documents attached to an email:  (a) Covering letter of application,  (b) Curriculum vitae and  (c) List of four referees, one of whom is to be the applicant’s senior pastor.  
Deadline for applications:   0900 hours 3rd September 2019

Interviews will be held on:  6th September 2019 
Successful candidates will be asked to make a short presentation on a topic to be confirmed.  

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