Lecturer in Philosophy

Durham (County) (GB)
06 Oct 2016
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Full Time

Lecturer in Philosophy

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as a Lecturer in Philosophy, and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

As our department grows, we are seeking two new Lecturers with principal research interests in ethics, political philosophy or public policy. You will relish the experience of our pluralistic, friendly department. With the advantages of an exceptional level of research funding, and an outstanding departmental reputation, you will make a significant contribution to both research and teaching. We will look to you to enhance the activities of our Aesthetics, Ethics and Politics research cluster. Whatever your particular fascinations, you will enjoy an exciting opportunity to shape the development and delivery of world-leading research and internationally renowned teaching.

To join us, you will need a PhD in Philosophy or an equivalent doctoral degree. An excellent communicator, your experience demonstrates a commitment to excellent, research-led teaching. Crucially, you will bring to the role all the determination and ability it takes to produce internationally leading, published research. The areas you explore will have the potential to shape the disciplinary agenda or create real public benefit.

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.

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