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Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy
University of Sydney


Date Posted Jan. 18, 2022
Title Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy
University University of Sydney
Darlington, NSW, Australia
Department School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
Application Deadline Feb. 14, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Senior Lecturer
    Lecturer/Instructor
  • Philosophy
 
 
  • Full time, 3 years fixed term position, located in Camperdown Campus
  • Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
  • Base Salary $78,143 – $105,305 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy who has an outstanding research profile and demonstrated teaching excellence. This is a fixed term (mid 2022 – mid 2025) Associate Lecturer (Level A) position.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research program, produce high quality publications, participate in the department’s research culture, contribute to teaching at all levels and undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development as required. They will also be expected to contribute to outreach and engagement initiatives.

We are looking for an academic with expertise in Political Philosophy, and the ability to teach into other areas of need in the curriculum. These might include Logic, Ethics, Critical thinking, and Epistemology. The successful candidate will teach senior units such as PHIL2635 Contemporary Political Philosophy and PHIL2634 Democratic Theory and will teach into the first-year unit PHIL1013 Society, Self, and Knowledge.

About you

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy who has:

  • a PhD in Philosophy
  • an active research program with significant potential for future publication in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals and presses
  • demonstrated teaching excellence (including unit of study coordination experience and capacity to teach introductory units of study as well as specialised higher-level courses) and ability to supervise advanced UG and Honours students in fields of speciality
  • skills in community outreach and public engagement.

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Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

Supporting Statement

To be considered for this position please include a supporting statement which addresses the following criteria:

  • a PhD in Philosophy
  • an active research program with significant potential for future publication in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals and presses
  • demonstrated teaching excellence (including unit of study coordination experience and capacity to teach introductory units of study as well as specialised higher-level courses) and ability to supervise advanced UG and Honours students in fields of speciality
  • skills in community outreach and public engagement.

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, Monday 14 February 2022

How to apply

Please click the link below to apply

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