Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Philosophy

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford in association with St Hilda’s College, Oxford

Salary range: £48,114 - £64,605 p.a. plus allowances, including a housing allowance of £8,421 p.a.. An additional salary payment of £2,804 per annum would be payable upon award of title of full Professor (without change to the duties of the post).

St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter 555, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

The Faculty of Philosophy wishes to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Philosophy, in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at St Hilda’s College. The successful candidate will have an Area of Specialization within Philosophy of Metaethics or in Meta-and Normative Ethics, together with a broad range of philosophical interests. This post is available from 1 September 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a permanent appointment (subject to initial probation).

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced research and must be able to provide research-led teaching and supervision at all levels, undergraduate and graduate. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide small-group undergraduate teaching for St Hilda’s College, in the form of tutorials, on a range of subjects at both introductory and advanced levels. 

Candidates must demonstrate a research record of international standing appropriate to the stage of their career; the ability to deliver excellent teaching; the ability to supervise graduate students; and a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of St Hilda’s College and of the University. Candidates should hold a completed doctorate, or a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position, in Philosophy or a closely related field. 

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 31 January 2020. Interviews are expected to be held during March 2020.

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