Teaching Fellow in Philosophy

United Kingdom
Jun 14, 2017
Jul 04, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
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

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