Teaching Fellow in Philosophy

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Jul 04, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Part Time

Job Purpose

The Department of Philosophy is seeking to appoint a 0.8 FTE teaching fellow to meet temporary teaching demands. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a range of courses. Those courses will include, at the least, the following: Masters level ‘God, Freedom, and the Meaning of Life’ (both on site and DL delivery); Masters level ‘Philosophy of Health and Happiness’ (on site delivery only); Masters level Philosophical Research Methods; some portion of a first year course on critical thinking. An area of specialisation or competence in the Philosophy of Language would be advantageous.

Person Specification

• PhD in Philosophy (or similar cognate area) or have submitted their thesis by the date that the position begins.
• Ability to teach courses at a range of levels within philosophy to undergraduates and postgraduates.
• High level analytical capability
• Ability to design and deliver module materials successfully
• Ability to assess and organise resources effectively