The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a one-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy.

 

Application deadline: Wednesday 12 June 2019 (23.59 UK time)

 
The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a one-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy. The LSE Fellow will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting teaching and research which will enhance the School’s reputation as a research-led teaching institution, with appropriate mentoring from the department.

This 12-month fixed term post will begin 2 September 2019, at a salary of £34,999 pa inclusive of London allowance.

The post holder’s main responsibilities will be to contribute to the teaching of a “Philosophy for Policy Makers” course primarily for MPP students in the School of Public Policy and to the teaching of a “Philosophy, Morals and Politics” (moral and political philosophy) course primarily for MSc and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Philosophy.

Candidates should have a very good knowledge of (i) philosophy and public policy and (ii) moral and/or political philosophy. They should also have a developing, high quality research record in philosophy and public policy, moral philosophy, and/or political philosophy. They should have relevant teaching experience and an ability to do high quality teaching, as evidenced by references and/or teaching evaluations. Candidates should have completed or be close to completing a PhD in Philosophy or another relevant discipline by the post start date.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification for this post, which is attached to the vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

Interviews are expected to take place Friday 5 July.

Informal enquiries about this post: philosophy-dept@lse.ac.uk.
Online system queries: hr.jobs@lse.ac.uk

 

Apply now