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Associate Lecturer

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,076 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Philosophy seeks to appoint a full-time Associate Lecturer for a period of 24 months starting on 1st September 2017 to contribute to the Department’s teaching programme. You will be expected to teach a range of undergraduate modules: Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science, Spinoza & Leibniz, Philosophy of Time.

You will be expected to teach and support students in a variety of formats (such as delivering lectures, leading seminars and workshops, one-to-one supervision and marking of student work). You will be expected to develop and aptly apply innovative and appropriate techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.

You will have a postgraduate degree in philosophy or related area (or equivalent experience). You will also have detailed knowledge in philosophy sufficient to develop teaching and provide relevant learning support to students across different levels of academic ability; ability to design and deliver teaching material either across a range of modules or within a subject area and experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context. A PhD in Philosophy or equivalent experience is desirable.

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to Professor Alan Thomas, telephone (01904 324177), email:

The post is available full time 37hrs per week (£31,076), on a fixed-term contract basis for 24 months.

Vacancy Reference: 5849

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