Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

London (GB)
15 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department particularly welcomes applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in the profession but, in line with our commitment to equality of opportunity, will appoint the strongest applicant for the post.

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £53,004 pa inclusive

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor from September 2017. Area of research specialisation is open but should be continuous with the current research strengths of the Department. These include the philosophy of the natural and social sciences, moral and political philosophy, philosophy of public policy, philosophy of economics, logic, formal epistemology and decision theory. Willingness and ability to contribute to the teaching of a wide range of courses on the Department’s degree programmes is essential.

Candidates should have a track record or trajectory of excellent publications and proven ability or potential to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers in Philosophy and should have a PhD in Philosophy or related field by the post start date.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification for the post, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

To apply for this post, please click here. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail or contact the recruitment team at 020 7107 5205.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 7th November 2016 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews and campus visits for the post will take place in January and February 2017.

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