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Lecturer, European Philosophy

Job no: 493692
Work type: Fixed term full time
Vacancy type: External Vacancy
Categories: Academic – Teaching and Research

The Department of Philosophy is a pluralist department with recognized research excellence in many areas of Philosophy, including ethics, social and political philosophy, aesthetics, and mind and cognition.

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer in Modern European Philosophy on a four year fixed-term appointment. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the curriculum in European philosophy, which includes courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century European philosophy, the philosophy of religion, as well as units in aesthetics and the philosophy of film. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the delivery of one or more first year philosophy units. There is also the possibility of teaching research-related seminars in our Masters of Research program.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and attach their application as a separate document in the application process.

§  a PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment

§  an established research track record of high quality peer reviewed publications, including a list of publications

§  a sample of work

§  potential to apply for research grants from national and international research bodies

§  demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching

§  the potential to undertake Postgraduate supervision in Philosophy

§  capacity to work in a pluralist department and collaborate with other teachers and researchers


Salary Package: from $88,741 – $104,996 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading

Start Date: Negotiable, no later than 15 July 2014

Appointment Type: full-time, for 4 years

Enquiries: Associate Professor JP Deranty on or +61 2 9850 6773

Applications Close: 31 December 2013

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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