The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method is searching for an LSE Fellow in Philosophy. Application deadline: 4 July 2024.

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method is committed to doing excellent research and teaching in philosophy in a manner that is continuous with the social and natural sciences and is socially relevant. It is also committed to creating an inclusive environment for philosophical debate that engages with a wide range of perspectives. It seeks to appoint an LSE Fellow who will, in a manner consistent with these commitments, contribute to the intellectual life of the Department and the School by contributing excellent, research-led undergraduate and master’s-level teaching at the intersection of philosophy and the social sciences. The position will be for two years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. An ability to contribute to the teaching of at least one of the following courses is essential: PH240/PH440 Ethics of Data and AI and PH341 PPE Applications. An ability to contribute more broadly to the Department’s teaching is desirable. The post permits substantial time for research, and the post-holder will be expected to contribute to the research culture and intellectual life of the department in their areas of specialization.

Candidates should have:

  •  A completed PhD in Philosophy or another relevant discipline (or a PhD near completion) by the post start date;
  • A developing, high-quality research record in Philosophy relevant to the teaching areas listed above;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • A proven commitment to excellent teaching and to fostering a positive learning environment for students, as evidenced by feedback from students and colleagues.
  • The ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support to students, as necessary.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

This is a fixed term appointment for 24 months commencing 1 September 2024

Please apply via the LSE job portal.